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Destination: Brain

Destination: Brain is an educational program developed from concepts in neuroscience, as well as from the previous program My Amazing Brain created by the Centre for Studies on Human Stress (CSHS).

Content: 4 capsules of 5 minutes each (to be watched in order)

Target audience: Pre-teens and teenagers


The Destination: Brain capsules are designed to help you explore your fantastic brain. You can discover how it is organized and how it works to allow you to exist and accomplish everything you do every day… or you can test your knowledge if you think that you already know everything about the neuroscience behind your brain. Enjoy your trip and happy discovering! 


QUIZ – How much of a brain pro are you?

Welcome to your quiz brain

1. Which of the following statements is true?

2. Which of the following statements is false?

3. The brain is protected by several structures. What are they?

4. What do the following words have in common: GABA, acetylcholine, dopamine and serotonin?

5. The brain is full of mystery and complex structures. Identify the structure that is not part of the nervous system

It is possible to use these capsules by referencing the authors and by citing the Centre for Studies on Human Stress: Journault, Cernik, Charbonneau, Jamieson, Lupien. (2020). Destination:  Brain. Centre for studies on human stress.

Project funded by the Fonds de recherche en santé du Québec (FRQS) and the Canada Research Chair on Human Stress