Do you know how your brain works?

Posted by uatemp13 at Mar 05, 2013 02:55 PM |
University brain researchers to give series of talks on Wednesday, March 13 for Brain Awareness Week

A University of Leicester event will showcase the latest research on how the human brain works – including the diseases which can affect it.

Brain experts from the University will share their findings in a series of talks about hearing loss, Huntington’s disease, facial perception and the cognitive processes underlying reading.

The public will be able to hear from early career researchers from a range of academic disciplines including:

The day is being held in conjunction with the international Brain Awareness Week, which runs from March 11 to 17, and aims to increase public understanding of the benefits and progress of brain research.

Leicester's event will be held at the Frank & Katherine May Lecture Theatre, Henry Wellcome building, Lancaster Road, from 6 to 8pm on March 13 followed by a light buffet.

More information is available here. The event is free - to book a place, please email: baw2013@le.ac.uk