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We are a diverse group of people that are very curious about how a brain inspires behavior, cognition, and reality. Our educational backgrounds vary greatly and we find this to be a splendid property of our club – there are no prerequisites required to appreciate the wonders that the field of neuroscience explores.

Our events have the utmost priority of educating our community about neuroscience, including (but certainly not limited to) aspects of mental health, diversity, and how to become involved in the fascinating field of neuroscience. All are welcome to attend our events, PSU students and public alike!

PSU Service Organization of the Year, 2017 SALPies Awards

Best Student Poster Presentation, 2016 Society for Neuroscience Oregon/SW Washington Chapter Meeting

PSU Student Organization of the Year, 2014 SALPies Awards

Where to find us:

Visit our official Facebook page for club news, events and updates | facebook.com/pdxbrains

Discuss all things neuroscience on our Community page | facebook.com/groups/PDXneuroscience/

Follow us on Instagram... | instagram.com/pdxbrains

...and Twitter! | twitter.com/pdxbrains

Subscribe to our newsletter | email neuro@pdx.edu and request to join the mailing list

Join Neuroscience Club members and alumni as a NW Noggin volunteer! | nwnoggin.org

Current leaders:

Alex Kunz - President

Cody Prouty - Vice President

Amir Veshagh - Secretary

Michael Chapek - Club Liaison

Bekah Hough - Events Outreach Coordinator

Andrea Anaya - Treasurer

Louis Sumrall - Science Officer

Alison Mack - Social Media Officer

Travis Christian - Graphic Designer

Julia Schmidt - General Officer

Aria Javaheri - General Officer
 

 

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Description

We are a diverse group of people united by a curiosity about how a brain inspires behavior, cognition, and reality. Our educational backgrounds vary greatly and we find this to be a splendid property of our club– there are no prerequisites required to appreciate the wonders that the field of neuroscience explores.

We are officially based at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon. Our events have the utmost priority of educating our community about neuroscience, including (but certainly not limited to) aspects of mental health, diversity, and how to become involved in the fascinating field of neuroscience. All are welcome to attend our events!

Our club is known for:
* Research in Review, a hybrid science outreach/education effort and public journal club. We compare primary neuroscience research articles to popular media sources and discuss the findings and interpretations of the research as a group.
* Full funding for student tickets to the annual OHSU Brain Awareness Lecture Series.
* Promoting awareness of brain injury and mental health through events highlighting both psychological and biological perspectives.
* Advocating for greater access to neuroscience education for students and public.

Category

Academic

Group Type

Student Organization- SALP

Group E-mail

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Membership Criteria

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Section 1. Official membership in this organization is open to all PSU students registered for at least one credit.
Section 2. Any Portland State University student wishing to become a member may do so by applying through OrgSync.
Section 3. Any member may maintain their status within the organization as long as they are a student meeting the criteria and wish to remain a member.

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