How does the brain control the rest of the body? How does it enable the senses, regulate speech, affect balance, and influence sleep and dreams? These 30 full-page illustrations to color help explain every aspect of the brain's big job, from communicating with the central nervous system to retaining memories.
An accomplished science and nature illustrator, Patricia J. Wynne is the recipient of the 2008 Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor and haswon awards fromParenting magazine, the John Burroughs Association, and the National Science Teachers Association. Patricia'sartwork has appeared in galleries, magazines, newspapers, and more than 100 books for both children and adults. She is the author of numerous successful Dover titles on science and design.