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Meet the CEREBELLUM!

I’m the cerebellum—I am small, but I’m also mighty! I make up about 10% of your brain’s weight, but I hold close to 50% of its neurons!

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Meet the Central Nervous System

Hi there, we are neurotransmitters traveling down the fast slopes of the Central Nervous System. Think of us as downhill skiers on the BRAIN POWER team; chemical messengers who zig, zag, and swoosh down the slope of your spinal cord sending messages between your brain and each part of your body.

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Meet the BRAIN: Head Coach of the Brain Power Team!

Hi, I’m the Brain—you may know me from certain activities such as thinking, decision making, and using your five senses! I also manage vital involuntary actions like breathing and keeping a regular heartbeat. I am a like the Head Coach of your body—the actions you take come from my direction and instruction.

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New Year’s Resolutions from Ask, Listen, Learn!

For many, the start of a new year offers an opportunity to reflect, evaluate, and start fresh. The same goes for our Ask, Listen, Learn characters! Our brain parts have all made resolutions to work towards healthier and happier versions of themselves. Learn a bit about each character’s function and...

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Classroom Champion Kurt Felix visited schools around Grenada!

Ask, Listen, Learn has been around for over a decade. The program has touched the lives of over 21 million parents, teachers and students in the US, and we’ve gone global. We’ve spent the past few years going to countries around the Caribbean and helping students realize the consequences of...

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A Healthy Summer Snack for the Family!

Need some inspiration for a fun, healthy snack to make with the family this summer? Here’s our tutorial for a fun kitchen experience the entire family can enjoy! Here’s what you need: Waffle Kiwi Berries String Cheese Blueberries Strawberries  

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Congressman Himes and Paralympian Tyler Carter in CT!

Yesterday we caught up with Congressman Jim Himes (D-CT) and Paralympic Alpine-Skier Tyler Carter at West Rocks Middle School in Norwalk, CT for an Ask, Listen, Learn event! West Rocks Middle heard from Congressman Himes and Carter about the importance of combating peer pressure and saying NO to underage drinking. Carter spoke first, captivating...

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A Superstar-Filled Day on Capitol Hill!

US Champions Lauren Holiday and Ashley Wagner, 94.7 Fresh FM DJs Tommy McFly, Jen Richer, and Kelly Collis, and Abe, Bill, and George from the Washington Nationals Racing Presidents joined us on Capitol Hill to celebrate our ninth annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day event and Alcohol...

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New Year, New You

Resolutions are meant to be broken. That’s right, you read that correctly.  As we start 2016, let’s think about what these high-intensity, sometimes stressful, personal promises really mean. What are you aiming for? If you get there, should you break that goal and move to a higher one? Should you...

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