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Sackler Brain Bench Course for Adults: Brain in Action: The Neuroscience of Sports

09/16/13 | 6pm-8pm

The American Museum of Natural History

200 Central Park West Map

212-769-5100

$295

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16-09-2013 12:00:00 16-09-2013 12:00:00 America/New_York Sackler Brain Bench Course for Adults: Brain in Action: The Neuroscience of Sports | 6pm-8pm What happens in the brain when we watch and play sports? What is the impact of concussions, and how do our brains recover? From the psychology of sports fans to the cognitive benefits of team sports to understanding the impact of repetitive brain injury, this course will give participants a practical understanding of the latest research in the neuroscience of sports. Go beyond the headlines with experts and get hands-on experience in the lab with activities that dig into the latest scientific studies. This course is offered in collaboration with NewYork-Presbyterian/The University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell. Mondays, Sept. 16, 23, 30, Oct. 7, 21. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=143515 The American Museum of Natural History The American Museum of Natural History

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What happens in the brain when we watch and play sports? What is the impact of concussions, and how do our brains recover? From the psychology of sports fans to the cognitive benefits of team sports to understanding the impact of repetitive brain injury, this course will give participants a practical understanding of the latest research in the neuroscience of sports. Go beyond the headlines with experts and get hands-on experience in the lab with activities that dig into the latest scientific studies. This course is offered in collaboration with NewYork-Presbyterian/The University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell.

Mondays, Sept. 16, 23, 30, Oct. 7, 21.

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