Lessons in imagination

The brain cell as a student house

| Enith Vlooswijk

How do teachers ensure that the penny drops for their students? Often through the use of imagery. In the series 'Lessons in imagination', science journalist and illustrator Enith Vlooswijk shows exactly how they do that. In this sixth episode, biochemist Kerensa Broersen compares a brain cell to a student house, to illustrate what happens when something goes wrong inside a cell.

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