Saturday, 25. February 2017, Sydney, Instant Expert: How Your Brain Works

from 25. February 2017 - 10:00 till 17:00
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Ever wondered how your brain works? How that stuff in your head enables you to see, hear and think about the world around you, make decisions and act on them? Join six leading brain scientists to explore what we know about "the most complicated kilo of matter in the universe".

This event will introduce you to the evolution and anatomy of the brain, the structures and processes in our brain that turn sensations into perceptions, and the relationship between the brain and human emotions. Plus much more.

Speakers:

- Ian Hickie – co-director of the Brain and Mind Centre, University of Sydney

- Joel Pearson – associate professor and director of the Science of Innovation lab, University of NSW

- Skye McDonald – director of the Centre of Research Excellence in Brain Recovery, University of NSW

- Pankaj Sah – director of the Brain Institute, University of Queensland

- Bruno van Swinderen – associate professor, cognitive and behavioural neuroscience, University of Queensland

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- David Grayden – leader of the Bionics Laboratory in the Centre for Neural Engineering at the University of Melbourne

Details:

Date: Saturday 25 November 2017
Times: 10am - 5pm (doors at 9:15am)
Location: Colombo House, Colombo Theatre A - University of NSW, High Street, Kensington, NSW 2033, Australia

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