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Anatomy & Physiology

Sensory Mysteries Part 2: Synesthesia

In last week’s post, we started talking about unusual sensory experiences by discussing ASMR. This week, we’ll shift our focus over to synesthesia. We’ll go over what it is, what scientists tell us is different about the brains of people who ...
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Anatomy & Physiology

Sensory Mysteries Part 1: ASMR

Learning about how the senses work is part and parcel of any A&P course’s nervous system unit. But there’s more to the senses than meets the eye ...
Anatomy & Physiology

The Endocrine System: The Adrenal Glands and the Stress Response

Stress is a pretty big deal in modern society. Most of us spend a lot of time either feeling it, trying to relieve it, or both. So, what is stress? ...
Anatomy & Physiology, Technology in Anatomy Education

Free AR Lesson Plan: The Anatomy and Physiology of the Eye

Looking for more ways to use Visible Body’s apps in your classroom? Today, we’re going to walk through a lesson plan composed of five short ...
Anatomy & Physiology, Technology in Anatomy Education

Free Lesson Plan: Anatomical Planes, Positions, and Directional Terms

For students, the beginning of an A&P course can feel like wading through a sea of confusing new terminology. Who knew there were so many ways to ...
Anatomy & Physiology, Technology in Anatomy Education

4 Study Habits of Successful Med Students...Backed by Science!

It’s common knowledge that getting a good score on the USMLE Step 1 exam—the test that students spend their first and second years of medical school ...
Anatomy & Physiology

Studying the Peritoneum with Human Anatomy Atlas 2020

Here at Visible Body, we are always listening to our customers’ suggestions about how to improve our apps. When students and instructors at Harvard ...
Anatomy & Physiology

4 Interesting Medical Stories From US Presidential History

From George Washington’s dentures to Grover Cleveland secretly getting surgery on a yacht, the annals of American history hold all sorts of ...
Anatomy & Physiology, Pathology

A Heart Rate Lesson Plan Using Physiology & Pathology

Instructors rejoice—the first of our Physiology & Pathology Lab Activities has arrived! Today, we’re going to talk you through a free lesson plan for ...
Anatomy & Physiology, Pathology

Decoding the Heart: What Is an ECG?

If you’ve explored our newest app, Physiology & Pathology, you might have noticed that one of the tools you can use alongside the beating heart is a ...