Lunch Break Science - Danger Brain: The Big Blue

When: Wed., June 15, 12-12:45 p.m. 2022

In honor of the Science Museum of Virginia's new touring exhibition, Planet Shark: Predator or Prey, neurobiologist and stress expert Dr. Catherine Franssen will dive into the science of fear from an aquatic perspective. Dr. Franssen will discuss the neural circuitry that underlies human fear responses and will explain how this knowledge can be used to conquer fears. Join the Science Museum and plunge into the mysteries beneath the waves and emerge with a greater understanding of mental reactions to stress.

Price: This event is free!