So much depends on the brain. When scientists want to study how and why living creatures do what they do, the brain is one of the places that they start. The brain plays a key role in how you do the things you do, learn to do new things over time, and why there will be certain things that you will never be able to do no matter how hard you try. This section of Frontiers for Young Minds will not only include articles about the brain itself, but the way the brain changes over time, techniques we use to study the brain, how aspects of the brain relate to behavior and performance, and why the brain developed in the ways that it did. Neuroscience wants to provide a chance for the next generation to think critically about the organ that makes it possible for them to think in the first place.
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Why is it Difficult to Cross the Street While...
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Hand Gestures and How They Help Children Learn
When we talk, we also make hand movements called gestures. Although just about everyone gestures when they talk, we...
Do House-Elves Clean Your Brain While You Sleep?
Sleep will consume one-third of your life. You can't avoid it, nor should you. Sound slumber can make you feel...
Making Neurons from Human Stem Cells
Neurons are cells contained within the brain and spinal cord that specialize in communicating information within the...