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Understanding Your Brain
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Understanding Your Brain

3.73 of 5 stars 3.73  ·  rating details  ·  15 ratings  ·  4 reviews
-- Beginner's guides to your insides, presented in a fresh and lively style-- Illustrated by Christyan Fox with witty cartoons and amusing comic strips
Paperback, 32 pages
Published January 1st 2004 by Scholastic (first published July 1st 1995)
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For students aimed 10-13 year olds, this book will inform anyone interested in the intriguing world of the mind. Using cartoon illustrations and clear diagrams, it unravels the complexities of the biological and psychological workings of the brain. Memory, the unconscious, optical illusions, dreams and the strange world of ESP are all explored and different theories of how the brain functions are examined. The quizzes and tests which appear throughout the book allow readers to study the workings ...more
Nicole Agadoni
Understanding Your Brain is an informative book about the complexities of our brains. Some features include: dreams, optical illusions, ESP, memory, and the subconscious. What I loved most about this book was its format. Quizzes appear throughout the book, which keep the readers engaged and allows them to test what they've learned about their brains. The readers are able to make genuine text-to-self connections. I could use this with an older class for a science lesson on the human body and the ...more
Bob Collins
Nice overview for young readers. Easy to understand with a lot of illustrations. Some information
Ion not quite up-to-date ( e.g., missing info on número-genesis), but still well done. My 5th grader is using this book in school, and, knowing my interest in "brain science," thought I might like to read it. I did (read it and like it).
Lots of information. Well-presented.
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