Neurons have different shapes depending on their functions. Interneurons carry information between motor and sensory neurons. Sensory neurons carry information to the central nervous system. Motoneurons carry signals from the central nervous system to the muscles, skin, and glands and pyramidal neurons are involved with motor control and cognitive ability. health.howstuffwo...
Did you know you have 2 brains? “The Enteric Nervous System (ENS or gut) is analogous to a microcomputer with its own independent software, whereas the brain is like a larger mainframe.” www.softskillssuccesscoaching.com
Brain Hierarchy: When Your Child's Lower Brain Levels Are Weak, they Can’t Learn
Brain Hierarchy: When Your Child's Lower Brain Levels Are Weak, they Can’t Learn | ilslearningcorner.com
The limbic system contains glands which help relay emotions. Many hormonal responses that the body generates are initiated in this area. The limbic system includes the amygdala, hippocampus, hypothalamus and thalamus.
I think this is my FAVORITE brain-map for teachers..... so easy to read and centers are aligned with 'need-to-know' areas of instruction!