Igniting Curiosity Through the Power of Play

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Brain Booth

Learn about the brain and how it helps the rest of your body with the Developing Brain Lab team from Western University. 

  • Make a model of a brain from playdough while learning about the different brain parts and what they do
  • Participate in mini-experiments to measure your reaction time to sounds, smells, and movements
  • Play games like “brain myths” and guess if common beliefs about the brain are true or false


About Developing Brain Lab 

Developing Brain Lab is a team of researchers led by Emma Duerden at Western’s Brain and Mind Insitute. Their research uses behavioural assessments and advanced brain imaging techniques to promote cognitive development in infants and children.