Your Brain in Action: The Neuroscience of Sports

Monday, October 21, 2013 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm

American Museum of Natural History, Davis Classroom and Sackler Lab Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024-5192

Learn what happens in the brain when we watch and play sports. What is the impact of concussions, and how do our brains recover? From the psychology of sports fans to the cognitive benefits of team sports to understanding the impact of repetitive brain injury, this course will give participants a practical understanding of the latest research in the neuroscience of sports. Go beyond the headlines with experts and get hands-on experience in the lab with activities that dig into the latest scientific studies.  

Our experts include Neurologists, Neurosurgeons, Neuropsychologists, Neuroscientists and Psychiatrists from NYP/Weill Cornell and Columbia, as well as Team Trainers and Physicians for Columbia University and Professors from Columbia Business School. 

Register for this exciting 5-night course held at the American Museum of Natural History as a part of their Sackler Brain Bench Courses for Adults.

Five Monday evenings: September 16, 23, 30, and October 7 and 21 from 6-8pm

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neurology

Website

http://www.amnh.org/calendar/sackler-...

Cost

$295 ($240 for AMNH Members and educators)

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