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June 30 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Brainfest - SummerFest 2019 Off the Hook Arts
Kids, families, and curious people of all ages! Join us for BrainFest, a fun-filled day of hands-on activities on how our brains work. We will explore optical illusions, illusions of sound, and demonstrate how our brains can trick us sometimes. Why do these illusions happen? Learn more about attentional blindness, false memories, and the tools that scientists use to study our brains. 

Stations will include hands-on activities such as a visual illusion photo booth, a 3D printed human brain, and optical illusion art projects.

Learn more about this event and get the latest update on our BrainFest! Website.

General FAQs:

Where is the Nancy Richardson Design Center (RDC) located? The RDC is located at: 522 West Lake Street, Fort Collins, CO 80523.  We are located on the corner of Whitcomb and Lake Street, directly east from the Stadium. For more information visit: https://emlaitin.wixsite.com/brainfest

Where can I park? For parking, there is 2 hour street parking available on Lake and Whitcomb in addition to a parking garage on Lake and Center Avenue (which is also indicated on the campus map below). Parking on campus is free on the weekends.  Campus Map: https://map.concept3d.com/?id=748

Thank You to our Sponsors:

Colorado State University Department of Psychology

Colorado State University College of Natural Sciences

Nancy Richardson Design Center

Molecular, Cellular and Integrative Neuroscience Program at CSU

Leslie Stone-Roy, Department of Biomedical Sciences

Brain Awareness Week

Little Shop of Physics


June 30
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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CSU Nancy Richardson Design Center
522 West Lake Street- Design Exhange Room
Fort Collins, CO 80523 United States
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