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Brain Awareness Day 2014!

Brain Awareness Day 2014!

Brain Awareness Day 2014!

The Neuroscience Graduate Student Association presents:

Brain Awareness Day 2014!
Wednesday, March 12
11 am - 2 pm in HUB 302

  11 am - 1 pm = "Brain Bazaar" fair with interactive booths, demos & posters
1 pm - 2 pm = 3 faculty talks showcasing current UCR neuroscience research 

Not sure if you have a brain? Put those doubts to rest with a real EEG!
Have a smartphone? Record electrical signals directly from neurons!
Interested in finding out more about neuroscience?Find out what our graduate students and faculty do all day!
Plus, learn about how your brain is fooled by optical illusions, learn how to optimize napping for memory benefits,
learn how "zombie cockroaches" are made, check out a real sheep brain and more!
Also, free burritos!!! (Brain food, obviously)

This event is generously sponsored by:The Department of Cell Biology & Neuroscience,The Neuroscience Graduate Program, The Department of Psychology, The Office of the Chancellor,The Graduate Division, and the Center for Glial-Neuronal Interactions/School of Medicine.

Want to explore more about the Brain? The UCR Libraries has a vast collection of materials on this fascinating and critical area of research. Here are some books from our collection that may interest you:

You may also be interested in exploring the following online resources provided by the UCR Libraries:


For even more interesting facts about the brain visit BrainFacts.org or Download the 2012 edition of Brain Facts.

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