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Brainzzzzzz!

My favourite factoid about brains is still that some people have only half a brain. For real.

About this time every year New Zealand universities offer a series of events for Brain Awareness Week. The website has all the details – there are BrainDay events in most centres.

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Not this week, but coming soon – pop the dates in your diary:

Queenstown, Monday 12th March, Events Centre 10am to noon.

Whangarei, Saturday 10th March, Forum North 10:30am to 4pm.

Hamilton, Saturday 24th March, The Pavillion 10:30am to 4pm.

Auckland, Saturday 17 March, Owen G Glenn Building 9am – 4pm.

Wellington, Saturday 17 March, Rutherford Hourse, 10.30am – 4.00pm.

Christchurch, Saturday 17 March, Aurora Centre (Burnside HS) 10.30am – 4.00pm

Dunedin, Saturday 10 March, St. David Lecture theatre complex 10.30am – 3.15pm

Schools or just anyone can download the poster to the left.

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