URI Brain Fair 2018

Date: Sunday, March 18URI Ryan Institute for Neuroscience
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Place: Avedesian Hall, URI College of Pharmacy, 7 Greenhouse Rd., Kingston (directions)
Parking is available on Flagg Rd. and in the Fine Arts Lot.
Open to: All ages
Price: Free

Let us know you’re coming!

Mohan Wang, age 5, of South Kingstown, at the 2017 URI Brain Fair. Mohan has the image of a glial cell, which provides protection for neurons, painted on his cheek. Photo by: Michael Salerno

Free! A family-friendly event featuring creative, hands-on demonstrations and activities to entertain, educate and inspire. Learn all about your amazing brain, including:

• What it looks like inside a human brain

• How your brain processes information

• How exercise, a healthy diet, and mindfulness are good for your brain

• How your brain makes decisions

• Why some people are color blind

• What it feels like to suffer from Alzheimer’s disease and dementia

Plus food, giveaways, and more!


(l-r) Daniel Dong, 8, Jason Chen, 8, and Ellen Feng, 8, all of South Kingstown, with professional magician Tristan James at the 2017 URI Brain Fair. Photo by: Michael Salerno

Scarlett Perrone, 7, of Lincoln, looking at the wearable tech devices at the 2017 URI Brain Fair. Photo by: Michael Salerno