- Crash Course Psychology: Meeting your Master: Getting to know your brain
- A video showing an animation of a neuron
- Another Crash Course Video: The Nervous System
- And one more: The Sympathetic Nervous System
- 2-Minute Neuroscience: The Neuron | Synaptic Transmission
- A helpful summary of the brain from LiveScience
- A rat’s history of psychology: the role of the hypothalamus
- The autonomic nervous system at Neuroscience for Kids
- Structure of a neuron
- Explore the 3D Brain app
- Kahoot: Brain structure and function: Play with others | Play alone | Get an account
- Writing an introduction for your research investigation
- Revision sheet for first test with links to useful quizzes, Kahoots and the like
Although the phrenologists were wrong, they did have the influential idea that brain functions are localised. When their pseudoscience was ultimately debunked, the idea of localisation of function remained.
This video, from the superb “Crash Course Psychology” series, explores the link between the brain as a physical object and the mind, that concept we employ to refer to our consciousness, our memories, our decisions, our being, our very selves: what makes us who we are.
I always find that Hank Green, in his Crash Course videos, provides a sweeping, brilliant overview of everything you’ve ever wanted to know and understand – with fast talking, funky graphics and true human stories to boot.