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Caroline Montojo, Ph.D.
How Do Scientists Study the Brain (Grades 6-8)
Scientists that study the brain using experiments are called neuroscientists, and like all scientists, they use the scientific method to answer their questions
The Senses: Hearing
Hearing turns physical movement into the electrical signals that make up the language of the brain, translating these vibrations into what we experience as the world of sound
The Senses: Vision
All of our senses give us vital information about our surroundings, but the one we rely on most is vision
The Senses: Smell and Taste
Smell and taste are essential for survival, having evolved to play key roles in such basic processes as feeding, mating, and avoiding danger
The human brain is a network of networks: an intricate, integrated system that coordinates operations among billions of cells
Although strokes are sudden, the brain injury they inflict typically evolves over the course of hours or even days. Prompt, effective treatment is critical
Managing Your Screen Time
All the time we spend on our computers, smartphones, and tablets could be affecting our brains.
The mature mind: Aging resiliently
Brain health experts discuss the best ways to cultivate resilience as we age, and how to support loved ones with memory loss and dementia
Bullying and the Brain
Bullying—mistreating and dominating others—is harmful in the moment and possibly throughout the rest of a person’s life.