Neuroscientist’s Apprentice: Dissecting Sheep Brains
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Sunday, June 2, 2013
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
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Think your brain looks like a walnut or a big wrinkly sponge? Take a look deep inside the brain of a sheep in this dissecting lab with New York University’s Wendy Suzuki. Research alongside our neuroscientist to explore just what makes us move, think and grow strong.
Number of Apprentices: 20
Parents: This is a drop-off program for children. There is a waiting area nearby.
Wendy SuzukiNeuroscientist, Psychologist Wendy Suzuki is a professor of neural science and psychology at New York University. Her research focuses on two main questions. First, she is interested in understanding how our brains allow us to learn and retain new long-term memories for facts and events. Second, she is interested in understanding the effects of aerobic exercise on our brain’s learning memory and cognitive abilities. More »