The Brain Bus
The Brain Bus shows people the science behind how researchers understand the brain and pain.
These experiments might make you question how you see and feel the world around you!
Meet Dr Tasha Stanton
Pain Researcher and Brain Bus Boss
Dr Tasha Stanton, Senior Research Fellow at University of South Australia, is taking her lab on the road, and wants you to join her along the way.
Tasha has won international awards for her research that uses illusions to help us understand the brain and pain.
With Dr Tasha's help, you can experience first-hand how your brain makes sense of your world.
Understand your Brain and Surprise Your Senses
What's in store for you in the Brain Bus?
The Brain Bus is an experiential learning lab, where people can come and feel what it's like to trick your brain and your senses with some cool science.
Dr Dan Harvie will join the Brain Bus team and he's bringing his virtual reality goggles. He will help people experience new places and sensations based on his research about the therapeutic uses of virtual reality for people living with persisting pain.
These experiments help help researchers to understand pain, so they can help people living with pain to move towards living well again.
Where to Visit the Brain Bus 2018
The Brain Bus will be on the road with the Pain Revolution Ride April 11-17th
Wed 11th April, 12.30-3.30pm
North Wollongong Surf Club
Thursday 12th April, 12-3.30pm
On Junction Street, between Kinghorn St and Nowra Lane (near the NAB).
Saturday 14th April, 11-3.00pm
City Walk in Civic, Petrie Plaza (near the merry-go-round)
Sunday 15th April, 10am-1pm
Rotary Markets, Centennial Park
Tuesday 17th April, 12-3.00pm
QE2 Square, Dean St
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