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- Available Lessons: 57
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1Nervous System Overview: Central & Peripheral
Course SummaryThis Nervous System Study Guide course is the simplest way to master the parts and functions of the human nervous system. The course's fun video format and self-assessment quizzes can help students who need to study for upcoming exams, as well as teachers who want to use an engaging supplemental teaching resource.
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Anyone who needs help understanding material about the nervous system will benefit from taking this course. You will be able to grasp the subject matter faster, retain critical knowledge longer and earn better grades. You're in the right place if you:
- Have fallen behind in understanding nervous system functions, the senses, nervous system disorders, or any other nervous system topic.
- Need an efficient way to learn biology.
- Learn best with engaging auditory and visual tools.
- Struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD.
- Experience difficulty understanding your teachers.
- Missed class time and need to catch up.
- Can't access extra biology learning resources at school.
How It Works:
- Start at the beginning, or identify the topics that you need help with.
- Watch and learn from fun videos, reviewing as needed.
- Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
- Confirm your understanding through lesson quizzes and chapter exams.
- Submit questions to one of our instructors for personalized support if you need extra help.
Why It Works:
- Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
- Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
- Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Nervous System Study Guide final exam to be prepared.
- Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any relevant question. They're here to help!
- Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.
In this course, you'll learn the answers to questions including:
- What are the parts of the nervous system?
- How does the nervous system function?
- What makes the central and peripheral nervous systems work?
- What are some major nervous system diseases and disorders?
- How do the senses work?
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