March 11-14, 7-9 pm. Brain School is free and open to the public. There is no cost but all attendees must register.
The Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute will host Brain School, as part of Brain Awareness Week on the evenings of Monday, March 11 through Thursday, March 14, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
The school is free and open to the public. It will include a presentation each evening on various aspects of how brains work and what happens to impair their function through injury, disease, and aging. Each evening will include a lecture and discussion of a different topic:
Monday, March 11 - The Stuff of Brains and How Brains Process Information
Tuesday, March 12 - How Brains Make Sense of the World
Wednesday, March 13 – When Brains Do Things We Would Rather They Didn’t
Thursday, March 14 – How Brains Grow and Age
Brain School attendance is limited based on seating availability. Preregistration is required and seats will be distributed in the order of registration. Join us for an exploration of the most fascinating machine in the universe and share the excitement of learning about the amazing brain.
NOTE: Brain School 2013 has concluded. Watch for Brain Awareness Week events at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute from March 10 through March 16, 2014.