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How the Brain Grows
  • Authored by: Ann McIntosh Hoffelder, Ph.D. and Robert L. Hoffelder, Ph.D., Series Editor: Eric H. Chudler, Ph.D.
  • From the Series: Brain Works
  • Trim Size: 7 x 9-1/4
  • ISBN-10: 0791089460
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7910-8946-0
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $32.95
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 01/01/2007
  • Dewey Number: 600
  • Reading Level: Grades 5-8
  • Pages: 120


How the Brain Grows provides students with a foundation of knowledge about the structure and function of the organ also known as the body's "CEO" and "CPU." The appealing, full-color format supports animated, in-depth discussion of the growth and development of the brain. Readers will also learn about exciting scientific studies now underway, as well as possible future research, that will help us better understand the brain.


Full-color photographs and illustrations. Sidebars. Further reading. Web sites. References. Glossary. Index.

About the Author(s)

Ann McIntosh Hoffelder, Ph.D., has taught chemistry at the university level and general science and English in junior high and high school. She is a former chemistry professor and chemistry department chair at Cumberland College in Kentucky.

Robert L. Hoffelder, Ph.D., served as professor and department chair in sociology at Cumberland College.

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