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Surviving college as a pre-med student: Why I use Human Anatomy Atlas to take notes

I think it's about time I introduced myself around here. Hi, I'm Madison. Nice to meet you! You've probably seen my name floating around the VB ...
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You've Got Some Nerve(s): Exploring the Spinal Nerves

At about 45 cm long, the human spinal cord is an information superhighway that connects the brain to the rest of the body. That may seem tiny ...
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How High School Students Interact with Visible Body’s Courseware

Last week the VB Team spoke with Jared Bradley about starting an instructor trial of Courseware for his sports medicine students at Pajaro Valley ...
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Does Tryptophan Make Me Sleepy? A Look at an Amino Acid with a Bad Rap.

If you've ever been to Thanksgiving dinner at anyone's house ever, you've probably heard something along these lines: "I'm so tired because I ate too ...
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Teaching a cadaver lab with 3D anatomy models and animations, with Professor Tomer Kanan

Tomer Kanan is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Illinois Chicago where he teaches a cadaver lab course that uses Visible Body’s ...
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Using Visible Body’s Courseware with Sports Medicine Students

Last week the VB Team received a trial request from Jared Bradley, who teaches sports medicine to 35 students at Pajaro Valley High School. The ...
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Anatomy and Physiology: A Peek at Lower Leg and Foot Pathologies

You rely on your legs and feet all day to get you where you need to be, support you while you wait in line at Disneyland, and help you keep your ...
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Biggest Challenges Facing Anatomy Teachers in 2018

Over the past year we asked hundreds of anatomy instructors this question: “What are the biggest challenges facing you and your students?” Last week, ...
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Having Fun While Teaching A&P: An Interview with Cindy Harley, Ph.D

Cynthia Harley is the author of Courseware’s two-semester A&P course. We sat down with Cindy to hear about her approach to the course and how ...
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Innovative Initiatives: Making Strides in the Classroom and Lab to Improve Anatomy Learning

Here's a question instructors often ask: What can be done to improve how students learn anatomy? Students want more than handouts and PowerPoint ...
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