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PUBLIC LECTURE: 'OUR PERCEPTION OF PAIN', BY PROFESSOR IRENE TRACEY

Tuesday 15 March 2016, 19.00–20.30

Irene Tracey

Can we really see someone’s pain? Is it true that you get the pain you expect? How do anaesthetics produce altered states of consciousness so you don’t feel pain?

Come and hear Professor Irene Tracey address these issues in a public lecture.

Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Parks Road
Oxford
OX1 3PW 

 Register online 

INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES: LIGHT, SLEEP & BRAIN RHYTHMS

Thursday 17 March 2016, 10.00–14.00


SleepLearn more about how our brains are affected by light and dark, and what this means for our sleep.

Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
OX1 2PH

 

 

PUBLIC LECTURE: 'GASTROPHYSICS', BY PROFESSOR CHARLES SPENCE

Thursday 17 March 2016, 19.00–20.30

Charles Spence

Come and hear Professor Charles Spence on the world of ‘multisensory dining’: how taste and soundscapes combine to shape our eating experience.

Museum of the History of Science
Broad Street
Oxford 
OX1 3AZ 

 

 

THE GENETICS OF BEING SOCIAL

Saturday 19 March 2016, 10.00–17.00 & Sunday 20 March 2016, 13.00–17.00

OUMNHWhy do some of us find it easier than others to understand and get along with people? Help researchers from Oxford University’s Department of Experimental Psychology test if it’s all in your genes. This drop-in event is for ages 18+.

Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Parks Road
Oxford
OX1 3PW 


INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES: BRAIN HUNT

Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 March 2016, 10.00–16.00

AshmoleanA packed programme of activities for all ages in various parts of the Museum. Find out about the physical, soulful, mechanical and creative brain!

Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
OX1 2PH

 

 

PUBLIC TALK: 'THE VISUAL BRAIN - THE HOUSE OF DECEITS OF THE SIGHT', BY PROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER KENNARD

Saturday 19 March 2016, 12.30

Chris KennardCome and find out more from the Head of the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences.

Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
OX1 2PH

 

 

 

INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES: BRAIN AWARE

Sunday 20 March 2016, 12.00–17.00

Model brainAn afternoon with Oxford researchers, suitable for age six and upwards.

Museum of the History of Science
Broad Street
Oxford 
OX1 3AZ