brain is like a master computer for your body. It controls
everything that you do, including thinking, learning, language,
and memory. The brain also controls your ability to move, breathe,
see, speak, hear, and feel because it sends a signal to that
part of your body, telling it what to do.
your brain is injured, it does not heal like a broken bone
would. Unfortunately, your doctor cannot put a cast on your
brain. You are born with all the brain cells you will ever
have. If you damage them, you cannot grow new ones. This is
why it is so important to protect your brain by properly wearing
a helmet EVERYTIME you ride your bicycle.
aren’t the only ones who need to always wear a helmet.
All adults, even Mom and Dad, should always wear a helmet when
they ride their bicycles too. Not only does it set a good example
for you, but it also protects their brains. So next time you
take a bike ride with your mom and dad, make sure you all have
your helmets on!