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The Secret Life of the Brain
History of the Brain 3-D Brain Anatomy Mind Illusions Scanning the Brain The Episodes:
episode 2: The Child's Brain
Overview Resources

episode features
Syllable from Sound Photo of a boy and girl  
Episode 2 Resources

General | Anatomy | Scanning


Epilepsy Site at Johns Hopkins
Site of one of the leading epilepsy medical centers

Rasmussen's Encephalitis Support Network

Additional information on Rasmussen's Encephalitis disorders/rasmussn_doc.htm
From the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Epilepsy Foundation



Dyslexia: What it is and what it isn't
From the Learning Disabilities Infomation Web site.

General Resources

Dana Foundation
Provides information on all aspects of the brain and brain science

Neuroscience for Kids
One of the best and most comprehensive brain-related sites on the web

Fun, interactive features that teach kids about a variety of science topics

Brain Basics at the NIH brain_basics_know_your_brain.htm
A brain primer from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Exploring the Senses
Activies showing the connection between the brain and our five senses

Brain Backgrounders Glossary Publications/BrainBackgrounders/index.html
Definitions for common neuroscience terms.

Neurosurgery On Call
An introduction to neurosurgery with resources for patients and physicians.


The Whole Brain Atlas
View detailed brain scans

Comparative Mammalian Brain Collections
View and compare the brains of all sorts of species

Grey's Anatomy
The classic anatomy book is now online

Probe the Brain
Interactive feature that shows what parts of the brain control movement

An amazing Java applet that allows you to explore the brain

Brain Scanning

How Stuff Works: MRI


Epilepsy FAQ
Uncover the mysteries.
What is Motherese
What is Motherese
How we speak to our children.
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Video Clip
How children learn how to read.

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