Paul Mason - Your Mind-Bending Brain and Nifty Nervous System - Hachette Children's Group

Your Mind-Bending Brain and Nifty Nervous System

By Paul Mason

  • Paperback
  • £8.99

Each title in the Your Brilliant Body series looks at a different system of the human body, exploring anatomy from top to toe with attention-grabbing facts and key information. Your Brilliant Body combines an exciting design with lively factual text to reveal the wonders of the human body.

Packed with amazing facts and eye-grabbing images, Your Mind-Bending Brain and Nifty Nervous System takes a different approach to teaching readers about the brain and nervous system.

Every spread opens with an amazing science fact about the human body - for example - Your amazing brain generates enough electricity on its own to power a light-bulb! - then goes on to explain how scientifically this is
possible. By exploring these attention-grabbing sections, readers will build up their understanding of how the brain and nervous system work.

Detailed diagrams and amazing images illustrate the lively, factual text. Your Mind-Bending Brain and Nifty Nervous System looks at the structure of the brain and what the different parts of the brain are responsible for. How are memories formed? How do we learn? How does your brain control your body functions? Answers to all these questions and many more can be found in this fascinating title.

ThThe Your Brilliant Body series includes:
'See for Yourself' features - practical activities that help readers understand key ideas
Amazing fact panels to intrigue the reader
Advice on keeping in good shape, and warnings about common health problems.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780750292399
  • Publication date: 27 Oct 2016
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Wayland
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