Brain awareness week: Educational activities for local schools

Each March, we enjoy leaving the lab to teach young students about the brain in local schools around Puerto Rico.  We believe that there is no age limit in learning about how the brain works. See

Christian Bravo-Rivera lectures students at a local school about neuroscience research and how students can get involved when they go to college..

Kelvin Quinones-Laracuente stimulates the ulnar nerve of a brave young girl.

Dr. Gregory Quirk explains to public elementary school students the basic function of the brain during Brain Awareness Week activities at Ponce, Puerto Rico.

Freddyson Martinez and Edith Brignoni show a local group of local artists how the brain learns to throw precisely.

Hector Bravo-Rivera explains human brain anatomy to elementary school students on the island of Vieques.