About This Event
Faculty and students in Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Department of Psychology will provide a variety of demonstrations at the“Experiencing Psychology” day at the museum.
The event is geared toward children ranging in age from 2-12, but is most appropriate for children of all ages, preschool through high school. The event requires paid admission to the Children’s Museum.
Demonstrations will include showing what a human brain looks like, how people can improve memory skills and how psychological and brain science influence us every day.
Activities on display:
Match emotion games that ask children to explore similarities and differences in human and animal emotions.
“Create a brain cell” in which children will build neurons using fun, colorful supplies.
“Build your own brain” in which children will use Play-Doh to construct a brain.
Wearing perception shift goggles that will change children’s spatial awareness.
A variety of different brains, both 3D printed and real!