Festival: Brain Week

13.03.2023 - 19.03.2023

Come to the 24th edition of the Brain Week Prague, which will happen form 13 – 19 March. If you have not heard about this festival before it’s main aim is to present the most recent discoveries in brain research and neuroscience. Do not hesitate and learn something new and beneficial for your health.
The whole week is going to be full of various workshops and lectures.

For example, you will have the chance to see the following:

Monday 13 March – Sun 19 March
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC exhibition “Optical illusions”
Prague 1, Národní 1009/3
Optical illusions can confuse our brains, but they also reveal more of their secrets.
Humans acquire more than 80% of information about their surroundings by sight.

Mon 3/13-Sun 3/19
The Scout Discovers the Brain

Tuesday, 3/14, 10:00 a.m.
Brain Week Lecture
Multiple sclerosis – what is it all related to?
Prague 1, Národní 1009/3
Multiple sclerosis has been shrouded in many myths in the past, but today we know that it is an inflammatory disease of the brain and spinal cord in which a number of external factors are involved.

Tuesday 14 March 11:00
Brain Week Lecture
Dividing attention between multiple objects
Prague 1, Národní 1009/3
In many everyday tasks, we need to keep track of several objects simultaneously (e.g. when crossing the road or in team sports).

Tuesday 14 March 14:00
Brain Week Lecture
New ways to understand brain disease
Prague 1, Národní 1009/3
Technological advances in the 21st century have provided neuroscientists with unique tools and techniques that allow research on the brain and its diseases in areas that have not been possible to study before.

Tuesday, March 14, 3:00 p.m.
Brain Week Lecture
Maximum visual memory – capacity and accuracy of visual memory
Prague 1, Národní 1009/3
Everyone has encountered a situation where they have tried to learn some material in great detail. Human memory is very good at this – we can remember large amounts of information.

Tuesday 14 March 17:00
Brain Week Lecture
Alzheimer’s disease and new technologies
Prague 1, Národní 1009/3
The human brain has 100 billion nerve cells and an average of 1000 connections each. They communicate with each other and allow us to perceive ourselves or the world around us, forming our thoughts.

Tuesday, March 14, 10:00 a.m.
Einstein’s riddle and other logic problems to exercise the brain
Want to exercise your brain and find out if you are one of the 2% most intelligent people in the world?

Tuesday 14 March 11:00
What is intelligence
Prague, Old Town, Ovocný trh 560/5
The bravura of human thought has a number of components on which its success depends: memory (divided, for example, into working, long-term, short-term, semantic, episodic, implicit, explicit), cognitive…

Wednesday 15 March 10:00
Brain Week Lecture
Contemporary neurosurgery: morphology or function or genetics?
Prague 1, Národní 1009/3
Come and listen to a lecture by Prof. David Netuka, Head of the Neurosurgery Clinic at the 1st Medical Faculty of Charles University and the Central Military Hospital, on contemporary neurosurgery.

Wednesday 15 March 11:00
Brain Week lecture
Language in the brain
Prague 1, Národní 1009/3
The lecture will focus on how our knowledge of language is encoded in our brains and how our language expressions reflect the structure and functioning of the brain.

The European Dana Alliance for the Brain (EDAB) is coordinating the event in Europe.

Place: ONLINE & on-site in Prague
Date: 13 – 19 March 2023

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