The Human Body The Human Brain
We don't think much about most of the things that happen with our body. Breathing, walking, swallowing, blinking just seem to happen naturally. But we carry a spongy, wrinkled organ in our head that controls every little action that your body does. Our brain is in charge of thinking, memorizing, learning, creating, feeling emotions, and many, many more actions.
Go on an extraordinary journey through the human body with this fact-packed book, 30 seconds at a time Colorful artwork engages readers with every flip of the page, as the inner workings of the body are revealed, from the bones to the brain. The 30 Seconds series takes readers on a journey of discovery through a wide range of fascinating subjects. Each topic is presented with a quick 30-second soundbite, supported by flash summaries and full-color artwork.
The brain gives us human potential - to learn, to dream, to achieve and grow. It is perhaps the most powerful and yet the most delicate organ in the body. For many years it was assumed that brain cells could not grow past early childhood and would automat
Take the most fantastic voyage of all With more than 70 illustrations plus dynamic multiple full-body fold-outs, "Inside Human Body" offers thrilling close-up views of the heart, lungs, brain, nerves, and more Each system is presented in a child-friendly context, with answers to such questions as: "What are goose bumps? Why do I have freckles? Why do my veins look blue if my blood is red? "
How is my brain like a supercomputer? 
A celebration of the amazing human machine and a life on the move Your amazing body can jump, sprint, twist, and twirl. Your body is built to move. Lizzy Rockwell explains how your bones and muscles, heart and lungs, nerves and brain all work together to keep you on the go. Kids walk and skate and tumble through these pages with such exuberance that even sprouting couch potatoes will want to get up and bounce around-and that's the ultimate goal.
Nearly every activity of the human body is governed by the brain and the central nervous system, but very few people understand how this remarkably complex internal network operates. This video in the Just the Facts series offers an inside look at the workings of the human brain and how the nervous system carries out its commands, from governing our emotions to controlling our most basic motor functions.
Understanding the human body is a core subject for early childhood education, but it is difficult to find a comprehensive reference that is both scientifically detailed and age appropriate for the youngest readers. Now the team behind "Everything You Need to Know about Science "brings children this fun and informative guide to all things bodily. Broken into ten easy-to-use thematic chapters covering a wide range of topics including parts of the body, food and digestion, the brain and the senses, the organs, movement, and growing and changing, and featuring over 2,000 full-color artworks, child-friendly writing, and supplementary materials like hands-on activities, vocabulary, stories, things to find, fascinating facts, and links for further exploration, this bookOs comprehensive content and accessible approach make it the perfect resource for home or the classroom.
Our economical portfolio provides an overview of the systems of the human body. This 25 plate collection also features coverage on specific topics, such as The Brain, The Eye and The Liver. Ideal for students, patient education and the informed consumer, this portfolio is suitable for the home, school library or physician's office. Perfect bound.
When you make love, cuddle with a partner, or have coffee with close friends, a powerful brain chemical called oxytocin floods your body with feelings of contentment and trust. This natural "love drug," produced by the hypothalamus, is responsible for human bonding in both platonic and intimate relationships, and is the key to many of the psychological differences between men and women.
Fascinating. Unbelievable. Gross These are just a few of the responses readers will hear when they impress their friends with facts from the quirky new book of body trivia, " Why You Shouldn't Eat Your Boogers & Other Useless or Gross Information About Your Body" by Francesca Gould. This collection of little-known facts about the human body answers the questions you have always wanted to ask but never dared to, such as: Can smoking make your teeth fall out?Is it safe to eat moldy food after the mold's been cut off?Do intelligent people have bigger brains?How do astronauts poo in space?The book also offers many unbelievable-but-true historical factoids about the body.
Anatomy Models, Human Body: Gain a deeper understanding of how the human body works Realistically detailed miniature plastic model Features brain, skull, heart, rib cage, lungs, liver, stomach, pancreas, kidneys, intestines and spine Human body parts model includes a stand, a fact guide and photo-illustrated assembly instructions 31-piece model measures 4-1/2"H when assembled
Read Beth Ann Ditkoff's posts on the Penguin Blog. Ever wondered what that small dewdrop thing is in the back of your throat? Or why you hiccup? "Why Don't Your Eyelashes Grow"? addresses every weird question about your body that you could think of-or didn't even think to ask. Prompted by the brain stumpers her own children and patients have asked her over the years, Dr.
A new understanding of learning based on the findings of neuroscience can propel the teaching ministry of the Church to new levels of effectiveness. Neuroscience is offering fresh insight into how humans learn. The resulting teaching paradigm-brain-ba
Featuring programs from hit series "Brain Games", "Duck Quacks Don't Echo", and "The Numbers Game", the "National Geographic Engage Your Brain Collection" combines science and entertaining, interactive experiments and games to reveal the amazing inner-workings of the "crown jewel" of the human body. While the Emmy(R)-nominated "Brain Games" sizes up the human brain through mind-boggling experiments, optical illusions, and brainteasers, "Duck Quacks Don't Echo" assesses the validity of weird, unusual and over-the-top hypotheses through a series of interactive, original scientific tests.
An award-winning scientist offers a groundbreaking new understanding of the mind-body connection and its profound impact on everything from advertising to romance. The human body is not just a passive device carrying out messages sent by the brain, but rather an integral part of how we think and make decisions. In her groundbreaking new book, Sian Beilock, author of the highly acclaimed "Choke," which "Time" magazine praised for its smart tips.
After many years spent in wars and struggle, mankind had achieved a perfect civilization. But this Utopia was going directly against the adaptive strain Nature had developed. In earlier times, the human body had been keyed to respond to every emergency. N
"The Human Brain" aligns young readers with top scientists, doctors, and researchers from around the world in the field of neurobiology. The amazing abilities of the human brain are endlessly fascinating to kids. How do we think? How do we remember? How does our brain work with the senses to enable us to experience the world around us? What happens when a person's brain is injured, and what can be done to help fix it? This book puts readers right beside the brain researchers and doctors who are constantly seeking answers to these questions.
Find out all about the human body, including the millions of bacteria that live in and on us and help our body function healthily, our digestive system, bones and muscles, blood and heart, lungs and breathing, the size of our brain, and the number of hairs on our head.
What happens during a heart attack? Can someone really die of fright? What is death, anyway? How does electroshock treatment affect the brain? What is consciousness? The answers to these questions lie in the electrical signals constantly traveling through our bodies, driving our thoughts, our movements, and even the beating of our hearts. The history of how scientists discovered the role of electricity in the human body is a colorful one, filled with extraordinary personalities, fierce debates, and brilliant experiments.
Scientifically precise, this fascinating guide to the human body describes some of the most essential organs and systems, including the brain, the heart, the reproductive organs, and the nervous system. Going beyond solely explaining the body s mechanical
The brain is one of the vastest organs of the human body, yet the most misused. Research shows us that only 1/3 of its parts are used. "The only power on earth that can limit you is YOURSELF." Ignorance is one of the strongest powers that keeps you in
When a chimpanzee stockpiles rocks as weapons or when a frog sends out mating calls, we might easily assume these animals know their own motivations-that they use the same psychological mechanisms that we do. But as "Beyond the Brain" indicates, this is a dangerous assumption because animals have different evolutionary trajectories, ecological niches, and physical attributes.
Biology of the human body: the brain
When historian Charles Weiner found pages of Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman's notes, he saw it as a "record" of Feynman's work. Feynman himself, however, insisted that the notes were not a record but the work itself. In Supersizing the Mind, Andy Clark argues that our thinking doesn't happen only in our heads but that "certain forms of human cognizing include inextricable tangles of feedback, feed-forward and feed-around loops: loops that promiscuously criss-cross the boundaries of brain, body and world.
Intended as an interesting way to learn about human anatomy, this illustrated book is designed for ages 8-12 and covers many of the major systems and structures of the body. The skeletal, muscular, digestive and respiratory systems as well as the brain an
"A superb handbook on the marvel that is the human body." This new Visual Guide provides the latest scientific information on the human body, using microphotography, advanced medical imaging and annotated illustrations. The book reveals all the intricacy and beauty of the human body and shows the structure and functions of all the systems that make up a human being: Circulatory, respiratory, digestive and nervous systems Bones, muscles and skin Sensory and digestive processes Amazing workings of the brain and internal organs.
In this book, physicist Ransom Stephens explains the interesting and often amusing tale of how the human brain works. Using understandable metaphors and easy to follow language, Stephens gives readers of any scientific level an introduction to neuroscience and shows them how things like creativity, skill, and even perception of self can grow and change by utilizing the body's most important muscle.
Find out what's inside the amazing human body! From nose to toes this series explores how your body works. Each book includes activities with how-to photos, easy instructions, and short explanations to help you learn even more. Discover everything that is going on inside you! Book jacket.
Being healthy is more fun with music! "Miss Jenny" teaches children to eat right, exercise, stay safe, and brush their teeth. But that's not all! We must learn healthy habits so that we can care for our amazing bodies. Children learn about nerves, the brain, the heart, digestion, & more. Fun songs and a student workbook bring advanced concepts to life!
The Human Brain aligns young readers with top scientists, doctors, and researchers from around the world in the field of neurobiology. The amazing abilities of the human brain are endlessly fascinating to kids. How do we think? How do we remember? How
It is now generally accepted that the structure and function of the human body deeply influence the nature of human thought. As a consequence, our religious experiences are at least partially determined by our sensory organs, emotional programs, sexual sensibilities, and the neural framework of our brains. In Spirituality in the Flesh, Robert C. Fuller investigates how studying the body can help us to answer the profoundest spiritual questions.
Necessary for everything from reflexes to reading to running, its no exaggeration to say that the brain and nervous system are responsible for nearly every endeavor of human activity. The sheer volume of information that the brain must process and respond to at every second of each day renders it one of the most remarkable systems of the human body.
The Antibody Molecule follows the extraordinary journey of the medics and scientists who shaped the course of medical advances in the field of immunology. One of the oldest of the medical sciences, immunology has a history that has seen chemists, physicists and biologists alike seeking to unravel the most complex system in the human body outside the brain.
This book focuses on the interplay between communication behavior and the body's physiological processes. The first half of the text addresses basic anatomy and physiology of some of the body's major systems, including the brain, the nervous system, the endocrine system, and the musculature system. In the second half, specific studies are reviewed that relate physiological processes to various communicative contexts, including love, conflict, sex, stress, emotion, parenting, and relational maintenance.
FeaturesDiscover how the human body works and all the impressive things it can do with this 6-book setReaders will explore the inner workings of the brain, skeleton, muscles, heart, and lungs with informative nonfiction titles and will continue to expand their knowledge of the human body with engaging, fun fictional titlesThis set includes: Look Inside: Your Brain (Library Bound); Look Inside: Your Skeleton and Muscles (Library Bound); Look Inside: Your Heart and Lungs (Library Bound); The Human Calculator (Library Bound); Your Guide to Superheroes (Library Bound); My Foot Fell Asleep (Library Bound)- SKU: SHLLE3929
The hippocampus is one of the most studied structures in the human brain and plays a pivotal role in human memory function. It's recognised function is reflected by the presence of an extensive body of neurophysiological, neuropsychological, anatomical and neurocomputational literature that presents basic mechanisms, theoretical models and psychological concepts.