Brain Structure and Function

Familiarizing yourself with the brain’s basic functions and overall relationship to the rest of the human body will help you better understand how the brain and brain development influence adult learning.

Watch the following video on basic brain structure and function from the Click/Watch/Learn section of Harvard University’s Brain Tour web site, which is an excellent resource you can explore to understand more about the human brain.

Complete Brain Function Video Learning Log (page 4) and use those notes to reflect on the content of the video, then respond in the ThinkSpot that follows. 

You might find it helpful to activate the subtitles via the closed captioning option (by clicking on the small white box found on the bottom right of the video with the letters “cc” inside it).


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