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February 2020

Brainy School Visits (K-12)

February 1 - March 22
Free

To discuss a visit to your school please email C. Paula Lewis-de los Angeles at BrainWeekRI@gmail.com.  

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March 2020

Through Our Eyes Art Exhibit

March 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
The Museum of Work and Culture, 42 S. Main Street
Woonsocket, RI United States
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Join us for art and refreshments! The annual Through Our Eyes exhibit highlights the creativity and talent of people on the autism spectrum. The Museum of Work and Culture in Woonsocket, the RI Consortium for Autism Research and Treatment, and the Hassenfeld Child Health Innovation Institute invite you to join us for art and refreshments! The annual Through Our Eyes exhibit highlights the creativity and talent of people on the autism spectrum, and gives visitors a unique opportunity to see…

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Opening Lecture: BWRI 2020

March 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EDT
Providence Career & Technical Academy, 41 Fricker St.
Providence, RI 02903 United States
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Opening Reception: BWRI 2020

March 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Rhode Island Museum of Science and Art, 763 Westminster St.
Providence, RI 02903 United States
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Brown Brain Fair 2020

March 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
Hazeltine Commons in the Engineering Research Center at Brown University, 345 Brook St.
Providence, RI 02912 United States
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Come discover the human brain! Ever wonder how we learn and remember? How do optical illusions work? Come hold a real preserved brain or peer at neurons through a microscope. Check out “brains in a dish” or try your hand at an EEG recording. Experience virtual reality or make original digital art using your own brain waves! Younger kids can enjoy crafts, games, tasty treats, and face painting. At the Brown Brain Fair you’ll find more than 20 labs, organizations,…

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The Psychology of Evil

March 16 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Providence College, 1 Cunningham Square, Ruane 105
Providence, RI 02918
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The human brain creates every thought, movement, and memory we have ever had. It enables the enduring capacity for both connection with other humans and to something greater than ourselves. It has led to all beautiful forms of art and literature ever produced, allowed us to discover our solar system and beyond, and it is likely that uncovering its mysteries will someday cure all neuropsychiatric disease. Unfortunately, it also creates human psychology that has an innate capacity for evil, especially…

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Fitness for Your Brain: An Interactive Workshop

March 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
Newman Branch YMCA, 472 Taunton Ave.
Seekonk, MA 02771 United States
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Did you know there are things you can do to help keep your brain fit and healthy as you age, just like there are for your body? Register for free now to join brain health experts from Butler Hospital's Memory and Aging Program at the Newman Branch YMCA for this interactive workshop and: 1. Learn the eight pillars of brain health. 2. Find out how healthy lifestyle interventions could help pave the way for the prevention of Alzheimer's disease. 3. Participate in…

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Story Collider: Brain Edition 2020

March 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Comedy Connection, 39 Warren Avenue
East Providence, RI 02906 United States
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$12

Join us for an evening of five true, personal stories about how science shapes our lives, with a special focus on brains! The Story Collider believes that now, more than ever, science is a part of everyone’s lives — whether they’re physicists or comedians, neuroscientists or lawyers, geologists or cops, doctors or bankers. Those stories, whether heartbreaking or hilarious, have the power to transform the way we think about science and whom it belongs to. Featuring five true, personal stories…

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Can Robots Fall In Love?: Ex Machina Movie & Panel

March 17 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Global Heritage Hall, Roger Williams University Campus, One Old Ferry Road
Bristol, RI 02809
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Come enjoy pizza, a movie, and a panel, all while learning if robots can fall in love! Ex Machina, earning 92% on Rotten Tomatoes, and winning an Academy Award for Best Visual Effects, tells the story of a programmer who wins a contest to spend a week with the CEO of his company. While there, Caleb meets Ava, the first AI woman who is both beautiful and sophisticated. The question arises, just how intelligent is Ava? RWU Brain Club presents…

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Brain & AI: The Good, The Bad & The Unknown

March 17 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
Smith-Buonanno Hall, Room #106, Brown University, 95 Cushing Street
Providence, RI 02912 United States
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Join us for a panel discussion about how AI technology is impacting research and human lives. Artificial intelligence (AI) is all around us, from smart devices to “Hey, Alexa/Google/Siri.” Are you interested in knowing more about AI, its potential and how ethics and policies are keeping up? Join Brown University's Carney Institute for Brain Science for a panel discussion on how AI technology is impacting research and human lives. This event will feature Brown professors Thomas Serre, Oriel FeldmanHall and…

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Mindfulness in Practice, in the Brain, and in the Clinic

March 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
Hazeltine Commons in the Engineering Research Center at Brown University, 345 Brook St.
Providence, RI 02912 United States
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Mindfulness-based treatments are emerging as additional intervention options for individuals struggling with various psychiatric disorders, such as posttraumatic stress disorder, major depressive disorder, and addiction. This event will bring together researchers and health professionals who have extensive experience with mindfulness in research and in clinical settings. The panel will explore the underlying brain mechanisms supporting mindfulness, current research practices, as well as existing and potential future clinical applications of mindfulness techniques. Join us for a panel-style discussion followed by a…

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Trauma and the Brain

March 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
Pearl Street Lofts, 304 Pearl Street, Suite 100
Providence, RI 02907 United States
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Brain Week Rhode Island and Sojourner House present a collaborative panel to open up dialogue between science, advocacy, and the community. Specifically, we will cover these topics: Biological effects of childhood trauma; How to assess trauma in children, adolescents, and young adults; How to mitigate trauma (discussion/ workshop); And more! Our panelists will include: Kevin Bath, PhD who's research lab focuses on understanding how adverse experiences early in life alter the trajectory of neural development and genetic mechanisms supporting those…

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Dance for All People: Dance for Aging and Movement Challenges

March 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am EDT
Ashamu Dance Studio, 83 Waterman Street
Providence, RI 02912
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Come join us in a Dance Class for All Ages!! Be ready to: Increase coordination and flexibility while releasing body tension Improve balance and gait, strengthen your core, feel power and grace in your movements. Enhance awareness of your body and vitality through movement. Breathe more deeply and vocalize more fully. Experience a wide variety and range of inspiring music. Feel supported as you explore in a safe and comfortable environment. Socialize within a friendly and supportive community. No experience…

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Overcoming Fear and Trauma: A Community Conversation

March 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Nonviolence Institute, 265 Oxford Street
Providence, RI United States
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The Nonviolence Institute’s (NVI) mission is to teach, by word and example, the principles and practices of nonviolence, and to foster a community that addresses potentially violent situations with nonviolent solutions. It works to build Dr. King’s ideal of the nonviolent Beloved Community. Brain Week Rhode Island was created by Cure Alliance for Mental Illness, a national advocacy organization promoting increased research on mental illnesses. By combining this science with its vast creative capital, Brain Week RI showcases the work…

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Screening of Ex Machina

March 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Friedman Hall 102, Brown University, Friedman Hall Brown University
Providence, RI 02912 United States
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Join us for snacks and a film screening! As you learn more about real-life artificial intelligence this week, why not explore how it’s been treated in works of fiction? Ex Machina (2014) is one of the most acclaimed science fiction films of the 2010s, and Brown University Film Forum (BUFF) and Brain Week RI are giving you the chance to see it on the big screen again.

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Smith Hill Brain Fest

March 20 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm EDT
Smith Hill Library-Providence Community Library, 31 Candace Street
Providence, RI 02908 United States
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What can we do about brain health? What does brain health even mean? Come find out! Join our interactive fair, featuring a collection of research scientists and clinicians as we discuss, show and play around with brain health topics like self-care for all ages, aging healthy and mental health. All ages welcome and encouraged to participate, what does brain health mean to you and what can we do about it?

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URI Brain Fair 2020

March 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
University of Rhode Island, 7 Greenhouse Road
Kingston, RI 02881 United States
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A family-friendly celebration of the brain, including interactive demos, hands-on activities, educational talks, and a mid-day Brain Circus. Our annual Brain Fair is a fun-for-all-ages event! Come be entertained, inspired, and enlightened as you learn about "The Brain, the Mind, and A.I." through hands-on activities and interactive demos. Every year we add new features and welcome back popular favorites, including robots from the A.I. Lab, VR and smart technology demos, crafts, and brain games.

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