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Ted Sakshaug

GetBodySmart: Interactive Tutorials and Quizzes On Human Anatomy and Physiology - 15 views

Jeff Johnson

Adolescent Sleep Needs and School Performance - 0 views

    Contrary to popular belief, teenagers do not need less sleep than others. In fact, as they move through their teenage years, adolescents need increasing amounts of sleep - about nine hours nightly, as compared to eight hours needed by adults. Excessive sleepiness in teenagers and young adults is related to physiological changes during puberty. Yet, school starting times get earlier and earlier as students mature, despite the fact that puberty demands more sleep. This may have serious physical, mental, and social consequences for adolescents and negatively impact their academic performance.
Martin Burrett

Free resource to support Biology A-level from @ThePhySoc - 0 views

    "A free resource to help teachers and students to gain a deeper understanding of how the body works has been launched by The Physiological Society in partnership with the University of Liverpool. The resource, a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), has been specifically designed to support the A-level Biology curriculum, with a focus on the respiratory, cardiovascular and nervous systems."
Maggie Verster

Goose Bumps! The Science of Fear - 0 views

    Examine the physiological, neurobiological and sociological aspects of fear.
Jeff Johnson

BBC NEWS | Health | Sleeping soundly 'boosts memory' - 0 views

    Researchers found sleep appears to have a dramatic impact on the way the brain functions the next day. It appears to strengthen connections between nerve cells in the brain - a process key to both learning and memory.
Sam Ezz

Medicine in Pharaonic Times - 1 views

    It is obvious that ancient Egyptians were proficient in medicine exactly as they were proficient in other areas such as engineering, architecture, and mummi
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