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Unformatted text preview: 1 Educators must develop a basic understanding of the psychobiology of the brain to enable them to evaluate emerging educational applications. Robert Sylwester Brain Basics: The Brain and Learning Brain Basics: The Brain and Learning There are two types of brain cells. Neurons 10% of your brain cells are neurons. Glia 90% of your brain cells are glia. Brain Basics: The Brain and Learning Brain Basics: The Brain and Learning 2 The average three-pound brain contains about 100 billion neurons. The average three-pound brain contains about 1000 billion glial cells. Brain Basics: The Brain and Learning Brain Basics: The Brain and Learning The average three-pound brain has about one quadrillion connections between neurons. Brain Basics: The Brain and Learning Brain Basics: The Brain and Learning 3 It is the connection between neurons that makes us smart. Brain Basics: The Brain and Learning Brain Basics: The Brain and Learning Heredity provides about 30-60% of our brains wiring. 40-70% of our wiring comes from environmental impact. Brain Basics: The Brain and Learning Brain Basics: The Brain and Learning 4 Experience is the chief architect of the brain. Brain Basics: The Brain and Learning Brain Basics: The Brain and Learning Neurons consist of a cell body, an axon and dendrites. Brain Basics: The Brain and Learning Brain Basics: The Brain and Learning 5 Brain Basics: How Neurons Communicate Brain Basics: How Neurons Communicate . . . Axon Dendrites Cell Body The axon sends information. The dendrites and cell body receive information. The action inside the cell is electrical....
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