Mystery Science: How Does Your Brain Control Your Body?
Mystery Science

In this Mystery, students explore the brain’s role in receiving information from the senses, processing that information, and controlling the muscles to enable movement.

SciGirls Connect: Color Code
SciGirls Connect

The human brain is an amazing organ, constantly analyzing and interpreting the world around us.

StarTalk: Are You Out of Your Mind?

Learn about the role of the hippocampus in memory, the effects of LSD on the brain, the possible medical uses of LSD and other psychotropic drugs, and what a 19th century railroad worker named Phineas Gage can teach us about traumatic brain injuries.

SciShow Psych: How Close Are We to Growing Brains in a Dish?
SciShow Psych

You may have heard about a study where researchers were able to grow lumps of neural tissue that showed measurable activity – a little bit like an actual brain.

SciShow Psych: Tasting Colors and Seeing Time - Superhuman Skills with Synesthesia
SciShow Psych

Synesthesia allows people to hear color or taste numbers—and maybe even remember some things better than the average person.

SciShow Psych: How You Affect Other People’s Brain Waves - Inter-Brain Connections
SciShow Psych

Scientists know that things like people’s heart rates, breathing, and even footfalls tend to line up when they’re doing things together, but we’re learning that even the electrical activity in your brain can sync up too!

SciShow Psych: What Whistled Speech Tells Us About How the Brain Interprets Language
SciShow Psych

You can find groups of people from all over the world who communicate full conversation by whistling.

SciShow Psych: What We Often Get Wrong About the Brain's "Language Centers"
SciShow Psych

About 150 years ago, scientists found the two main areas that are responsible for language production and comprehension in the brain.

SciShow Psych: Why Do Our Brains Have Distinct Hemispheres?
SciShow Psych

We used to think having a distinct left and right brain was something unique to humans.

OLogy: Brain
OLogy (American Museum of Natural History)

It’s what makes us who we are.

OLogy: Draw Your Nervous System
OLogy (American Museum of Natural History)

Explore your nerves by creating a life-sized drawing.

OLogy: Ask A Scientist - Brain
OLogy (American Museum of Natural History)

Scientist Rob DeSalle answers kids’ questions about the brain!