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Brain Awareness Week - YOUR BRAIN: The Facts Behind the Headlines

MCW and the Neuroscience Research Center hosted the Milwaukee Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience on March 15, 2011 for a Brain Awareness Week Event entitled "YOUR BRAIN: The Facts Behind the Headlines". The evening consisted of graduate student booths with presentations and hands on demonstrations of neuroscience topics as well as three talks by MCW neuroscientists on newsworthy topics.


Amber Petersen and Audra Kramer from MCW play vision games with visitors

Joseph Fogerty from MCW gives a 2-point discrimination test

Andrew Karls and Dr. Jim Buchanan from Marquette show motor learning through the use of prism goggles

Marie-Elizabeth Barabas from MCW demonstrates the brain's connection to our senses

Jon Resch and Xiaoqian Liu from Marquette demonstrate how we distinguish the sense of touch by stimulating the forearm

Jonathan Hill from Marquette tests the crowds attention

Josh Brown from MCW exhibits some brain models for the crowd

Alexander Puckett and Andrew Salzwedel from MCW present brain mapping techniques

Dr. Frank Pintar beginning his talk on Surviving a Bullet to the Head

 Dr. Jon Lehrmann presents on Mental Illness in our Communities

Not pictured: Dr. Sylvain Baillet giving a presentation on Imaging at the Speed of Brain with MEG


 Photos by Carolyn Tanner, PhD, MCW
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Page Updated 02/27/2012