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Brain Awareness Week Begins on March 15!

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At We Are Montana in the Classroom’s distance-learning Brain Awareness Week, UM faculty members from an array of academic disciplines will share their research and lead hands-on and minds-on activities in the study of the most complex organ in the human body. Sessions of approximately 45 minutes will be open to elementary, middle-school, and high-school audiences throughout the week of March 15, 16 &17. Sessions will be open March 23 &24  for schools who have Spring Break during the first week. Presenters will include:

Brains and Robots!
For Elementary School Students  
Wednesday, March 16 1:00-1:50 pm and 2:00-2:50 pm
and Wednesday, March 23 1:00-2:00 pm

Dr. Rachel Severson, assistant professor of developmental psychology, who studies how children think about personified technology (robots) as having thoughts, emotions, and the capacity to be friends;  during her presentation, she will share with students the robot she uses for her research.

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