Brain Awareness Week

Every year in March, scientists worldwide celebrate Brain Awareness Week. CSL students love to travel to schools in the DC area and teach middle school students about the brain and how we study it. Check out some photos below!

Sikoya teaches brain anatomy

PhD student Sikoya Ashburn and students at Siena School check out the eyeballs attached to a sheep brain during neuroanatomy lab

Dr. Taylor teaches neuroscience

Former PhD student Dr. Caitlin Taylor points out the occipital lobe, the part of the brain involved in vision

Former PhD student Dr. Ted Turesky teaches students at Siena School how to interpret the results of a neuroimaging study

Dr. Turesky teaches neuroscience