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Opening a window into the brain

Saturday 14 March: 10:00am - 5:00pm

Department of Psychology, Teaching Laboratory, Downing Street, CB2 3EB

Using microscropes, get acquainted with the anatomical landscape of the brain and identify structures and neurons from individuals displaying addiction and compulsive behaviour.

This workshop will offer unique opportunities to get acquainted with the anatomical landscape of the brain using microscopic investigation of brain sections from individuals with an history of drug addiction or compulsive disorders.

By observing live both standard and fluorescent labelled brain sections you will learn about the functional anatomy of the brain and the neural basis of psychiatric disorders.

Children will have the opportunity to colour drawings of brain sections as well.

Booking Information

No need to book.

Accessibility

Full access

Additional Information

Age: 8+, Hands-on, Drop in, Free

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