It was Brain Awareness Week this week which is sponsored by the Society for Neuroscience to teach students all about the amazing power of the brain. We will be giving you interesting info about your brain each day this week.
First up is a TED talk all about how one team is mapping how your brain works.
Ever wondered why that song is stuck in your head? It’s called an earworm! Learn more about this interesting brain phenomenon.
When you hit your thumb, that’s where you think the pain is. But actually, it’s in your brain. Listen to this NPR story about how pain is really in your head.
Smell has a huge impact on your life. It’s even the number one sense that triggers memories. But how does it really work? It’s all about your brain.
The power of expectations makes the placebo effect possible. Learn more about this power of your brain.
How does your brain use chemicals to communicate? Scientists have unlocked the process of neurotransmitters.
What actually happens to you on a sugar rush? This podcast tells you all about your brain on sugar.