Science in the City may be postponed until Fall 2020, but the conversation never stops. Check out what our partners have been working on...
Center for BrainHealth: There is resilience in a time of chaos. Chief Director, Sandra Chapman, PhD of Center for BrainHealth shares healthy lifestyle habits and resilience practices such as mindfulness and meditation have the potential to optimize brain performance and increase overall well-being. Also, check out Sandra's most recent message on insights about social connection despite physical distancing.
Perot Museum of Nature and Science: Have no fear, the Museum is still here! Amaze Your Brain at home and watch your favorite concepts from the Museum come to life. Join us as we share fun ways to explore nature and science at home and in your backyard - all while using the most common household objects and supplies.
SMU: At SMU GO, check out this blog with tips for remote work. Also, SMU instructor, Denette Mann, Certified Mindful Self-Compassion Trainer, has posted a blog on her site about Practicing Self-Compassion In Times of Fear & Weariness.
talkSTEM: In these trying times, the talkSTEM nonprofit organization is attempting to reach as many families and teachers as possible with fun, high-quality STEM and STEAM activities and resources - all freely accessible. talkSTEM now has a Virtual Math Festival freely available to all.
UT Southwestern: It’s not easy to stop touching our faces during the COVID-19 pandemic, as many health care leaders are suggesting the public should do. In this blog, Why we tour faces so much - and how to break the habit, Nyaz Didehbani, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute, helps us understand this entrenched habit and how to break it.
As we all contend with stressors related to Coronavirus, there are some practical, common sense and clinical solutions to manage the distress associated with COVID-19. Ahmad Raza, M.D., Ph.D., Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UT Southwestern’s Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute, shares tips in this blog, Covid-19 distress: Managing your mental health in a pandemic.
Science in the City brings D-FW residents inside research labs with the goal of furthering science literacy in North Texas. Attendees meet scientists working at the frontiers of their fields and take part in hands-on experiences.
Launched in 2018, Science in the City is a partnership between The Dallas Morning News, Southern Methodist University, WalkSTEM, UT Southwestern Medical Center, The University of Texas at Dallas, the Center for BrainHealth and the Perot Museum of Nature and Science.
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ALL SCIENCE IN THE CITY DATES HAVE BEEN POSTPONED.