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The Brain

What weighs about three pounds and controls everything you do? Your brain! Your brain is as powerful as it is mysterious. How does your brain interact with your body? Are boys' brains different from girls' brains? What is it about the human brain that makes it unique?

The guest scientists for "The Brain" are:

  • Dr. David Bettis, Pediatric Neurologist, St. Luke's Regional Medical Center
  • Dr. Mikaela Sebree, Pediatric Neuropsychologist, St. Luke's Children's Hospital
  • Learn more about our guests

Start your explorations here. Check out the interesting facts, links and resources. Send in a question for our experts to answer on our broadcast show. And watch the show on Idaho Public Television or here on the website.

Students can send their questions through email to D4K@idahoptv.org, fax them before the show to (208) 373-7245, or call in live during the program at (800) 973-9800. Students who send in a question are eligible to win a DVD player and DVDs for their classroom. Check out the details!

"The Brain" airs Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at 2:00 pm /1:00 pm MT/PT. You can also watch it here on the Web! After the broadcast, come here to watch all our "The Brain"-related video.

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