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The nervous system is a complex collection of nerves and specialized cells known as neurons that transmit signals between different parts of the body. It is essentially the body's electrical wiring. Structurally, the nervous system has two components: the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system.
Understanding the Brain by
Publication Date: 2017-07-15
Of all the parts of the human body, the brain is perhaps the most amazing. This complex organ runs the show when it comes to our bodies. It is the command center that keeps the body's voluntary and involuntary systems working as they should. Readers will find out how the brain works, the many different jobs it does, and more in this photo-illustrated and engaging text.
The Brain in Your Body by
Publication Date: 2015-01-01
In this Britannica guide to the human brain, the complex biology behind thought and sensation is explained in a way that is clear and comprehensive for lower elementary readers. Each part of the brain and its function is presented with diagrams and eye-catching images that help navigate the anatomy of the brain. Most important, Compare and Contrast and Think About It sidebars invite readers to connect ideas and make logical inferences based on the text, both key components of the Common Core Readiness standards for reading.
The Nervous System by
Call Number: 612.8 NIV
Publication Date: 2012-01-01