• 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.


    The experiments that you'll get to play with, like the Mirage and the Rubber Hand Illusion are the same experiments that Dr Tasha and her team use in the lab.


    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.

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