Exhibition on neurosciences attracts over 3,000 students

Over 3,000 students from across the city visited a two-day exhibition on neurosciences at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (Nimhans) on Tuesday.

Students from various schools colleges listened carefully to instructors explaining the functioning of the brain at the second edition of the exhibition which is
associated with the National Science Day.

“We expect more students to visit the exhibition as the event is meant for them,” said Dr B N Gangadhar, director, Nimhans.

The objective of the exhibition is to give insight and to educate students about the brain and its aspects, the director added.

All the 28 departments of the Nimhans have put up stalls at the exhibition showcasing various branches of neuroscience such as neuromicrobiology, child and adolescent psychiatry, addiction medicine, community mental health among others.

Various models of the brain, both replicas as well as the original brain which has been preserved for years is also on display.

The in-charge of various departments also explained to people about the human feelings like exam phobia, depression, attention deficit, hyperactivity disorder and parenting.

Over 3,000 students from across the city visited a two-day exhibition on neurosciences at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (Nimhans) on Tuesday.

Students from various schools colleges listened carefully to instructors explaining the functioning of the brain at the second edition of the exhibition which is
associated with the National Science Day.

“We expect more students to visit the exhibition as the event is meant for them,” said Dr B N Gangadhar, director, Nimhans.

The objective of the exhibition is to give insight and to educate students about the brain and its aspects, the director added.

All the 28 departments of the Nimhans have put up stalls at the exhibition showcasing various branches of neuroscience such as neuromicrobiology, child and adolescent psychiatry, addiction medicine, community mental health among others.

Various models of the brain, both replicas as well as the original brain which has been preserved for years is also on display.

The in-charge of various departments also explained to people about the human feelings like exam phobia, depression, attention deficit, hyperactivity disorder and parenting.

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