Behind research on the brain, the nervous system and psychology you can find a daily routine between high tech and custom-made apparatus, hot new ideas and tough lab routines, team work and individual potential. If you are a pupil and you want to get your own picture of what it means to be a neuroscientist, then you are always welcome to the SFB 1280.
to get to know and try the variety of research methods neuroscience uses. During your project days you can get to know life at university as well as e.g. the psychological research field. Pupils can get an idea of work in science and an impression of what awaits them in university studies. The work units of the SFB 1280 would be happy to welcome pupils and teachers for a tour. Contact their coordinator, maybe also with some details which areas your class would be interested in. The research council will offer a wide repertoire with a program for every age range and on request unique offers for a visit.
The SFB 1280 will welcome you to do this anytime. You will be amazed by how much you can learn in just a few weeks. Simply contact their coordination office and they will connect you to some fitting contacts.
Onur Güntürkün and helpers are currently in the course testing phase, the working title is “Neurosciences of Learning”. How thinking looks like in the EEG and what the measurements of a person’s thoughts represent will soon be available to school classes from upper secondary level on in an exciting experiment. The class will be installed in the Alfried Krupp-Schülerlabor at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum.