MU Neuroscientists Promote Brain Workouts

4 years 8 months 3 weeks ago March 16, 2012 Mar 16, 2012 Friday, March 16 2012 Friday, March 16, 2012 4:10:41 AM CDT in News
By: Associated Press

COLUMBIA (AP) - Shoppers at the Columbia Mall will be able to stimulate their brains as well as indulge in the usual retail therapy at a Friday event promoting brain awareness.

University of Missouri neuroscience students are teaming up with Phoenix Programs, a substance abuse treatment center, to host "conversation stations" at the mall from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.

It's part of an international effort known as Brain Awareness Week coordinated by the nonprofit Dana Foundation, a New York philanthropic group that promotes brain research.

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