Tri-C continues ‘Year of the Brain’ lecture series

The Westshore Campus of Cuyahoga Community College will extend its “Year of the Brain” lecture series into spring semester given the success and popularity of the free program.

The educational series features brown bag lunch discussions at Westshore Campus and Corporate College West, plus a pair of interactive evening lectures focusing on a variety of brain-related topics.

The series is based on "Charlie Rose: The Brain Series" on PBS, which explores the final frontier of neuroscience research while examining advances in brain science.

Brown bag lunch topics and dates are as follows. Each discussion runs from 1-2 p.m.

  • Depression: Thursday, Feb. 12; Westshore Campus, Room 112

  • Psychiatric, Addictive and Neurologic Disorders: Thursday, Feb. 26; Corporate College West, Room 109

  • The Anxious Brain: Thursday, March 5; Westshore Campus, Room 112

  • Hearing: Thursday, March 19; Corporate College West, Room 109

  • The Social Brain: Thursday, April 9; Westshore Campus, Room 112

  • Public Policy Implication of Brain Science: Thursday, April 23; Corporate College West, Room 109

A pair of evening lectures will include panel discussions with subject experts, interactive activities, games and demonstrations.

Evening lecture topics and dates are as follows. Each lecture runs from 7-8:30 p.m.

  • Beauty and the Brain: Wednesday, Feb. 11; Westshore Campus Atrium

  • The Power of the Brain: Wednesday, April 1; Westshore Campus Atrium

All of the events are free and open to the public, with no reservations required. The Westshore Campus is at 31001 Clemens Road in Westlake; Corporate College West is at 25425 Center Ridge Road in Westlake.

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John Horton

Media relations at Cuyahoga Community College

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