Video and Multimedia

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This Is Your Brain on Communication

Summary: Why do great thoughts and stories resonate so strongly with so many people, and how do we communicate them? Using fMRI experiments, Uri Hasson is looking for the answers.

A Look Inside the Brain in Real Time

Summary: Neuroscientist and inventor Christopher deCharms demonstrates a new way to use fMRI to show brain activity.



University of California San Francisco

Summary: The leading university exclusively focused on health, UC San Francisco is driven by the idea that when the best research, the best education, and the best patient care converge, great breakthroughs are achieved.

Neuroscience Activities

Summary: “Neuroscience for Kids” has some good exercises and illustrations for “kids” of all ages, and is the source for the “sidedness” activity in this chapter.

“The Split Brain Experiments”

Summary: This website from introduces you to “Mr. Split Brainy” and his unusual condition.

Basic Neural Tutorials

Summary: This website by John H. Krantz of Hanover College includes quizzes and tutorials on the structure of the neuron and of the brain.