Mind Matters Wednesday 25 August 2010

Wesley Performing Arts Centre, Corner Roberts Ave & Urquhart St, Horsham
Explore how adaptive, flexible and responsive to change our brains are.

Why do London taxi drivers have larger areas of the brain associated with navigation? Can you 'train your brain' in the same way you can train for a marathon? Can a stimulating environment really delay onset of brain diseases like Alzheimer's or Parkinson's?

The brain is hugely complex, with vast neural networks containing billions of neurons. But it's not hard-wired for life. Join comedian Rob Lloyd and neuroscientist Anthony Hannan as they explore how adaptive, flexible and responsive to change our brains are.

A Free Range Science Event, in association with The Florey Neuroscience Institutes

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