These Changing Brains facilitation training videos were developed by the National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Network). These training videos are intended to help museum staff and volunteers feel comfortable while engaging public audiences with the Changing Brains activities.
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Online Workshop Recording: Changing Brains - New Tools for Brain Awareness Week & Beyond

This workshop was recorded on 3-14-23

During this online workshop, presenters shared about new public engagement resources from the NISE Network's "Changing Brains" project. We explored ways to engage with the societal and ethical issues inherent in neuroscience research and heard from colleagues who have led successful brain-related programs for Brain Awareness Week, Robotics Weeks, special events, and more.


Claire Weichselbaum, PhD., Barbara Gill Civic Science Fellow, Visiting Scholar, Arizona State University

Darrell Porcello, Ph.D., Children's Creativity Museum & Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, Berkeley

Abby Gwinn-Arakas, Director of Community Engagement, McWane Science Center

Susan Heilman, Program Manager, Community Initiatives, Museum of Science, Boston


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