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 persons 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.
The book introduces young readers to the inspiring men and women who are making incredible advances in the world of brain science. The informed, educational text and insightful illustrations help them understand all the latest developments in this exciting field of human science.
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Kathleen Simpson lives in the hill country of central Texas with her husband and dogs. She has authored numerous works for young people, including the National Geographic Investigates books Extreme Weather: Science Tackles Global Warming and Climate Change, Genetics: From DNA to Designer Dogs, and The Human Brain: Inside Your Bodys Control Room.