This blog post originally appeared on the braiNY website. braiNY seeks to raise the public profile of brain science through the efforts of neuroscientists coordinated by the Greater New York City chapter of the Society for Neuroscience
Worms and jelly beans. It may seem difficult to find a connection between these two long-time favorites of small children and the study of the brain. But as visitors to the braiNY tent at the World Science Festival’s Ultimate Science Street Fair on June 2nd found out, both have the potential to be powerful tools of investigation.