New York Academy of Sciences: Think Like a Neuroscientist

    Details

    • Listing Type: After School Enrichment
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Session Start: April
    • Session Length: Two Weeks
    • Category: STEM
    • Sub-Categories: STEM, Neuroscience
    • Minimum Cost: < $500
    • Gender: Coed
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    Overview

    Welcome to your brain gym! This program encourages students to think like a neuroscientist and challenge their problem-solving skills.

    During this online program, students will focus on the concept of neurogenesis and learn about the importance of mental health disorders. They can expect to explore lab methods commonly used by industry professionals to study brain processes. Students will learn about the functional nervous system unit, the concept of the neuron, and the role of neurons in mental health disorders. Some other activities include using immunofluorescence and microscopy to identify certain neurons and analyzing brain functionality using behavioral test studies. This course will inspire students to think critically about the scientific process and neurology. 

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