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Brain Awareness Week: Illusions

How optical illusions trick your brain.  A Ted-Ed original. Nathan Jacobs an educator and TED-ed contributor shares a 5-minute video lesson about how optical illusions trick our minds.  Using a few common illusions Jacobs explains how illusions can shed light on how our brains use some visual information to construct what we see around us.  Learn[…]

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Brain Awareness Week: Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injury and Kids This short and informative article from National Institute of Health explains what traumatic brain injury is and outlines types of brain injury including their effects on functioning and their most common causes.  Included in the article is a clear-cut and shareable infographic and prevention strategies all parents and caregivers can[…]