Teaching Children about the Brain

Dr Stacey A Bedwell is a postdoctoral researcher at Nottingham Trent University, whose work focuses on the prefrontal cortex of the mammalian brain. Dr Bedwell has previously written a guest post about the importance of animals in neuroscience for us. Stacey recent published a children’s book, How does my brain work, which takes readers through a little girl’s journey through the different areas of the brain, and how they work.  We asked her some questions. Why did you decide to write this book? I wanted to create something to engage young children in neuroscience, specifically I wanted to create a publication that could make a complex area of study accessible to young minds. I decided upon the format of a picture book to do this so that the book could…


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