If it's your job to develop the mind,
shouldn't you know how the brain works?

Brain Resources


Brainy Kids On-line (sponsored by the Dana Foundation)

The California Science Center

Dana Foundation

National Institute for Early Education Research

the National Institutes of Health

Neuroscience for Kids

Society for Neuroscience

USC Neuroscience

Books and Magazines for Kids

1.   Ali, Rasheda. (2005). I'll Hold Your Hand So You Won't Fall. A Child's Guide to Parkinson's Disease, West Palm Beach (FL): Merit Publishing.

2.   Dussling, Jennifer. (2005).The Longest Yawn, New York: Kane Press.

3.   Ehrlich, Fred. (2005). You Can't Use Your Brain If You're a Jellyfish, Maplewood (NJ): Blue Apple Books.

4.   LeVert, Suzanne. (2002). The Brain, Tarrytown (NY): Benchmark Books.

5.   Olien, Rebecca. (2006) Hearing | Seeing | Smelling | Tasting | Touching , Mankato (MN): Capstone Press.

6.   Swanson, Diane. (2001). Nibbling on Einstein's Brain: The Good, the Bad and the Bogus in Science, Toronto: Annick Press.

7.   Ziefert, Harriet (2002).You Can't Taste a Pickle With Your Ear, New York: Blue Apple Books.

Books and Magazines for Educators and Parents

1.   Begley, Sharon. (2007). Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain, Ballentine Books, New York.

2.   Doidge, Norman. (2007). The Brain That Changes Itself,  Penguin Books, New York.

3.   Fine, Cordelia. (2010). Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism Create Difference, W.W. Norton, New York.

4.   Medina, John. (2008). Brain Rules, Pear Press, Seattle, Washington.

5.   Schacter, Daniel L. (2001). The Seven Sins of Memory. Houghton Mifflin.

6.   Sylwester, Robert. (2007). The Adolescent Brain: Reaching for Autonomy.  Corwin Press, Thousand Oaks, CA.

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