Bring Your Own Brain VI - Be a good sport

athletes
16 March 2016, 18:00 - 19:30

A reprise of the ever-popular Bring Your Own Brain this time looking at the brains of athletes.

With the Summer Olympics on the horizon, four short neuroscience presentations led by Guy Bewick, Simon Parson, Constanze Hesse and Gernot Riedel from the University of Aberdeen will investigate how important brains can be in an athlete’s preparation, from how the brain keeps them coordinated and is affected by their motion to how success can change our perception of the world and the diseases that rob us of the ability to move.

Free, no booking required.

This event is part of British Science Week 2016.  You can see the full programme of events here.

British Science Week is the UK’s annual celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths, led by the British Science Association. Check out our Facebook page and our #BSW16ABDN hashtag on Twitter for updates and surprises throughout the week.

www.britishscienceassociation.org/aberdeen

aberdeenbranch@britishscienceassociation.org

 

Venue: Suttie Centre Lecture Theatre

Contact:

peru@abdn.ac.uk

01224 273274


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