Brain Power is an interactive web series designed to take you through a step-by-step exploration of the processes of science and how to use them to learn about the different work scientists do, the brain, the nervous system and the effects of drugs on your body.
In this episode, Anya, Ava & Lola discuss how drug advertisements and social media have an impact on our local community. They learn how and why drug use is a persuasive problem in our society.
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In this episode, Anya shows Ava & Lola a video of Dr. Taitano describing the different parts of the brain and the different tools scientists use to study them. They learn about each part of the brain from the cerebellum to the limbic system and how they function. They also learn about the tools PET, SPECT, and MRI that are used to study the brain.
In this episode, Anya shows Ava & Lola a video of Dr. Taitano explaining the role of neurotransmission in the brain and how drugs can disrupt its process.
In this episode, Anya shares with Ava and Lola what stimulants are and what they do to the brain.
In this episode, Anya plays a game with Ava & Lola to see how much they know about the effects of Alcohol and Marijuana.
In this episode, Anya, Ava & Lola discuss inhalants and the affect they have on the brain and nervous system.
In this episode, Anya, Ava & Lola discuss what addiction is and the signs of drug addiction.