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The 12 cranial nerves (of Christmas)?

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Do you know the twelve cranial nerves (of Christmas)?

A recent article in Anatomical Sciences Education explores how mnemonics and rhymes can be an important learning strategy.  Read the article to learn more about how mnemonics and rhyme relate to learning processes and neuroanatomy.  And, watch the video to learn the twelve cranial nerves of Christmas:


Image citation: Lynch, P.J. (2011). Brain human normal inferior view with labels.  Retrieved from:

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