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Neuroscience Outreach Program Shows Why Brains Matter

Although the brain is central to all that we do, sense, and feel, it’s surprising how little most of us know about how the brain works. That’s why a group of us at McLean Hospital created Brains Matter—an educational neuroscience outreach program. By bringing our expertise—along with actual brain samples—to classrooms, meetings, and public events, we hope to increase understanding of the brain...

Go Fetch Wellness: Examining the Impact of Pet Therapy

On Friday, September 14, 2018, Jeff Fink, a volunteer in McLean’s Deconstructing Stigma mental health awareness campaign and an animal therapy advocate, will be on our Belmont campus to deliver a special lecture on how animals can contribute to mental health care, “Go Fetch Wellness/Deconstructing Stigma: Looking at the Mental Health Benefits of Animals.” Fink will be accompanied by Earl, his...

Inspiring the Next Generation of Neuroscientists

Have you ever held a human brain in your hands...or ever imagined doing so? Thanks to McLean Hospital’s new educational outreach program, many students around Greater Boston have had the chance not only to hold an actual brain, but also to learn about the inner workings and boundless potential of the mind. Launched in March 2016, the program has brought interactive lessons on neuroscience to...

Neuroscience in the Community

Education is one of the fundamental elements of the McLean mission and this winter and early spring, the hospital’s commitment to educating the public about mental health and neuroscience will be on display during a number of community events. During Presidents’ Day weekend (February 18-20), several McLean research staff were at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)...

It’s All About the Brain: New Research Community Outreach Program Launches

When it comes to teaching students about the brain, there’s nothing like having a human brain on hand for the lesson. That’s the philosophy behind McLean’s new educational outreach program spearheaded by Filomene G. Morrison, a PhD candidate at McLean and Emory University, and Stephanie A. Maddox, PhD, Research Fellow—both researchers in McLean’s Neurobiology of Fear Laboratory. Both noted that...