Here We Are in our NW Noggins!

We are all brains, receiving incoming messages about limited aspects of our bodies and landscapes, routing information along distributed, developing networks of wire-like cellular processes, and coupling this relevant electrochemical flow to outputs which move muscles and generate our complex human behavior… I enjoyed a great conversation last month with…

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Brush strokes & brains!

SciArt Magazine is published by the innovative SciArt Center, both an online and “pop up” events organization based in New York City that provides opportunities for artists and scientists, and promotes “cross-disciplinary approaches and interactions.”  We are honored to share and support their mission! SUBSCRIBE:  SCIART MAGAZINE They just released…

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Awe, amazement & delight

“The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.” – W.B. Yeats Including phenomenal painting and sculpture inspired by scientific investigation and discovery..! Noggin was honored to join the opening reception for a remarkable SciArt group exhibition curated by Sara McCormick, featuring Northwest artists Kindra Crick, Julian…

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Synapsing with Summer @ SAIL!

The Summer Academy to Inspire Learning (SAIL) is a Portland State University program (modeled after the original SAIL program at the University of Oregon) that partners with Youth Engaged in Science (YES!) in the Fair Neuroimaging Lab at OHSU… SAIL’s mission is “to encourage promising under-privileged middle and high school…

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