Sackler Brain Bench Course for Adults: Brain in Action: The Neuroscience of Sports at American Museum of Natural History

09/16/13 6pm-8pm 200 Central Park West Map
212-769-5100 Ages: Adult $295

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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.

Venue Description: A museum for the 21st century, with a rich and storied past and one of the greatest natural history museums in the world, with over 40 exhibition halls. Open daily from 10am to 5:45pm except on Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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