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Neuroscience for Kids

explores the brain and nervous system. Learn about brain development, brain lobes, the cerebral cortex, the skull, blood supply, brain fitness, neurons, the autonomic nervous system, sensory systems, the spinal cord, laughter and the brain, the musical brain, face recognition, drug effects, neurological and mental disorders, and more. (National Center for Research Resources, National Institutes of Health)

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Interesting Fact:

Autism is classified as a pervasive developmental disorder. The "pervasive" part of the name implies that the disorder is serious, or that it affects many areas of development. Symptoms vary greatly from person to person.
Drawing of the brain and its functions.

Brain areas

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