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Neuroscience for Kids and Beyond!

Here are a few fun resources for learning about the brain and neuroscience from the Middle Tennessee area and around the web:

University of Washington (Dr. Chudler) Neuroscience for Kids  http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/neurok.html

UC Davis List of Resources   http://mindbrain.ucdavis.edu/about/neuroscience-for-kids/

2011 Summer Program Resource is a PDF about the Brain and Spine 2011 SERPENT Educational Resource

2012 Summer Program Resource is an Interactive Presentation on Speech, Language, and the Brain embedded below using Google Presentations. (Scroll down for instructions.)

To keep the interactive function of the presentation, navigate by clicking within the presentation slides.  Do NOT press Play with the Google control panel. This can cause the slides to advance automatically after a short delay. Downloading is permitted, but the interactive functions may not all work properly, so online viewing is preferred. This resource can be posted to other sites, but please link back to us for attribution of the source: 
http://www.mtncsfn.org/linksinfo/neuroscience-for-kids/

2013 Summer Program Resource is a Video Demonstration on What illusions can tell us about how our brains work embedded below and available for viewing directly on YouTube at http://youtu.be/mnD_Py2PFGU

This resource can be posted to other sites, but please link back to us for attribution of the source.
http://www.mtncsfn.org/linksinfo/neuroscience-for-kids/

The last few demonstrations that were intended to be part of this 2013 resource on Illusions and the Brain can be found on YouTube and were posted by other sources. Due to copyrights, we did not embed them in our video, but please check them out if you’re interested in learning more!

Stopped Clock Illusion:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nNBTLbw1_2Q

Rubber Hand Illusion:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxwn1w7MJvk

McGurk Effect:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-lN8vWm3m0

2015 Summer Program Resource is an Interactive Presentation called Fun Neuroscience embedded below using Google Presentations. (Scroll down for instructions.)

To keep the interactive function of the presentation, navigate by clicking within the presentation slides.  We recommend viewing in full screen mode by pressing the button on the Google control panel.  We suggest that you do NOT press Play with the Google control panel. This can cause the slides to advance automatically after a short delay. Downloading is permitted, but the interactive functions may not all work properly, so online viewing is preferred.  This resource can be posted to other sites, but please link back to us for attribution of the source: 
http://www.mtncsfn.org/linksinfo/neuroscience-for-kids/

 

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