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Technology in Anatomy Education

4 Methods to Boost Student Engagement

The fall semester is almost upon us! To kick off the new academic year, let’s talk about student engagement.  It’s clear that education has an engagement problem. In 2021, the Iowa Department of Education found that only 45.7% of students felt ...
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Technology in Anatomy Education

New: Human Anatomy Atlas 2023+, Where 3D Visualization Meets 2D Realism!

Welcome to Human Anatomy Atlas 2023+! Now, more than 6,000 manipulatable 3D structures and more than 200 histology slides and illustrations are at ...
Technology in Anatomy Education

Different Anatomy Tools Are Key to the Learning Process

We love to keep up to date with anatomy education research, so today on the Visible Body Blog, we’re going to look at a recent study on anatomy ...

Beyond Just XX or XY: The Complexities of Biological Sex

One of the reasons human biology is so interesting is because it’s so complex; rarely are there neat answers.  We’re often taught that when it comes ...
Technology in Anatomy Education

How Visible Body Supports Executive Function Skills

It’s 11:30 pm. You’re a student who needs to take a final exam online in your hybrid course. It’s timed, and it’s due at midnight. Procrastination ...
Anatomy & Physiology, Biology

Mitosis and Meiosis: What's the Difference?

Did you know that right now, inside your body, some of your cells are making copies of themselves? Don’t worry—that’s normal. Your cells need to make ...
Technology in Anatomy Education

Reach More Students: Differentiated Instruction with Visible Body

Differentiated instruction is the concept that every student is different, so a one-size-fits-all approach to instruction won’t fit.  In a ...

Marvelous Melanin: A Pigmentation Primer

One of the coolest things about humans is how varied we are in appearance—we have a wide range of eye, hair, and skin colors that make us unique! ...
Technology in Anatomy Education

Can Augmented Reality Improve the Learning Experience of Future Healthcare Professionals? (2022)

Did you know that a 2022 survey revealed that many of today’s high school students want to be tomorrow’s healthcare professionals? When asked to list ...
Anatomy & Physiology

Let's Untangle This: All About Hair

Shampooing, conditioning, curling, straightening, trimming, coloring, shaving, plucking, waxing...it can take a lot of effort to groom the hair on ...