Columbia University in the City of New York

Topic 1: Introduction to Neuroscience


High School


Essential Questions

What is the role of the brain and nervous system? Why is the brain important? How do we study the brain and nervous system? What are some common misconceptions about the brain?






Created by

Alice Freudenthal Cardoso
Teacher Council 2018

In partnership with BioBus

Edited by

Paula Croxson, PhD
Francesca Anselmi, PhD




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