Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Exhibition about the Brain at Ibirapuera's Park

Is already happening on Ibirapuera's Park, the exhibition "Cérebro: o Mundo Dentro da Sua Cabeça" Brain: The World Inside Your Head. It's on the Arts Biennial gallery. The exhibition addresses issues related to the brain functioning, such as chemistry and neurons, dreams, language development and neurological diseases.

Videos, explanatory texts, expository content, interactive elements helps to explain human and animal brains. One of these platforms shows a trick mirror that gives the visitor the feeling of having an imaginary arm. Another reproduces the reflex we have when we touch a hot plate.

The exhibition - developed by the American Institute National Institutes of Health, The Society for Neuroscience and The Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives - was seen by more than 3 million people in the U.S. and Mexico.

Where: Parque do Ibirapuera at Gate 3.
When: August 7th to October 26th, from 9am till 9pm.
How Much: From R$ 20 to R$ 40.
Website: www.exposicaocerebro.com.br/

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