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Brain : injury, illness, and health

Author: Steve Parker
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann, ©2009.
Series: Body focus.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : Rev. and updatedView all editions and formats
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Explores how our brains cause our bodies to function, and explains the structure of the brain, the different illnesses or injuries that can affect it, from headaches to strokes, and outlines ways that we can keep our brains healthy.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Parker
ISBN: 9781432934101 1432934104 9781432934231 1432934236
OCLC Number: 351312560
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: Introducing the brain --
Main parts of the brain --
Around the brain --
Blood for the brain --
Brain and head injury --
The brain's building blocks --
Signals around the brain --
Brain stem --
The body's monitor --
Emotions and the body clock --
Sleeping brain --
Cerebellum and movement --
The brain's nerves --
Cerebral cortex --
Two sides of the brain --
At the center of the brain --
Brain infections --
Brain disorders --
Brain development --
Brains in the future --
What can go wrong with my brain?
Series Title: Body focus.
Responsibility: Steve Parker.

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Explores how our brains cause our bodies to function, and explains the structure of the brain, the different illnesses or injuries that can affect it, from headaches to strokes, and outlines ways that we can keep our brains healthy.

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