Lectures and Special Events
Game Night Gone Wild
March 15, 2016
Fire up your neurons, with a cocktail in hand, for an exciting evening of interactive digital, and physical games, that challenge, entertain, and tease your brain. Test your eye-hand coordination, memory, recognition, and creativity while scientists help you connect the goals and outcomes of each game with scientific information about our complex, mysterious, and magnificent brains.
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The Museum greatly acknowledges The Mortimer D. Sackler Foundation, Inc. for its support to establish The Sackler Brain Bench, part of the Museum’s Sackler Educational Laboratory for Comparative Genomics and Human Origins, in The Spitzer Hall of Human Origins, offering ongoing programs and resources for adults, teachers, and students to illuminate the extraordinary workings of the human brain.
Presented in partnership with SPiN, the original ping pong social club that combines a mixture of sport, art, music and entertainment to inspire connection and celebrate play.
Special thanks to participants Soha Ashrafi, Daniel Barta, Alex de Voogt, Jackie Faherty, Mandë Holford, Robert Klitzman, Carl Mehling, Susan Perkins, Wendy Suzuki, Aki Watanabe and the Lamont–Doherty Earth Observatory.
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