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  • Brain and Nervous System for Teens

    If the brain is a central computer that controls all the functions of the body, then the nervous system is like a network that relays messages back and forth to different parts of the body. Find out how they work in this Body Basics article.

  • Brain and Nervous System for Parents

    The brain controls everything we do, and is often likened to the central computer within a vast, complicated communication network, working at lightning speed.

  • Quiz: Brain & Nervous System for Kids

    Take this quiz about your brain and nervous system, the system that controls everything you do.

  • Movie: Brain & Nervous System for Kids

    Watch this movie about your nervous system, starring your brain.

  • Brain and Nervous System Cancers for Parents

    These cancers are the most common type of cancer in children. When discovered early, they often can be cured.

  • Word! Nervous System for Kids

    The nervous system controls everything you do, including breathing, walking, thinking, and feeling.

  • Brain & Nervous System for Teens

    This section has information on conditions that affect the brain and nervous system.

  • Brain & Nervous System for Kids for Kids

    What things can happen when there's a problem with the brain or nervous system? Find out in this subsection just for kids!

  • Brain & Nervous System - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents

    Conditions that affect the brain, spine, and other parts of the nervous system.

  • How the Body Works for Kids

    Your body is a brilliant machine with many important parts. Watch movies, read articles, and do activities to find out more.