Media Advisory: Amazing Brain Carnival

WUSTL students in neuroscience, psychology and biomedical engineering present information about the brain and how it works using brain games and mental challenges April 15 at the St. Louis Science Center. Here Nathan Pulley, 5, and his sister Emma, 7, and Kal-El Britton, 11, and Caleb Wilson, 13, prepare for an experiment involving neurons. Photo by Sid Hastings / WUSTL Photos

What: Amazing Brain Carnival, the featured activity at the St. Louis Science Center’s SciFest: Brain Matters.

When: 9:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m., Saturday, April 15

 Where: St. Louis Science Center

 Who: Washington University students studying neuroscience will be sharing brainy demonstrations they have developed just for kids at the Amazing Brain Carnival.

Why: This is your chance to meet real neuroscientists and touch a real human brain. The nervous system is one of the most intriguing aspects of the human body and sits at the center of disciplines like psychology, neurobiology and even philosophy — there’s truly something to amaze and inspire everyone.

For more:  Information about the agenda and the schedule.

To arrange an interview during the event: Contact Shelly R. Cooper  (314-935-8547) or Chance Grannan (314-286-4678). Shelly is a graduate student at Washington University in St. Louis, and Chance is the STEaM Network Manager for the St. Louis Science Center.

 

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