GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. (AP) - The Grand Rapids Public Museum is planning a new exhibit that will allow visitors to explore the brain.
The exhibit titled "Brain: The World Inside Your Head" opens Sept. 16. It uses special effects, hands-on learning activities, video games, optical illusions and interactive displays to show how the brain functions - and how it can malfunction as well.
Those involved say the exhibition seeks to make brain-related disorders easier to understand. It's scheduled to run through Jan. 7.
Upon entry into the exhibit, visitors will walk through a tunnel of flashing fiber-optics to illustrate networks of neurons firing and communicating. The exhibit also shows comparisons between the human brain and animal brains as well as explores brain development.
For more information about hours and prices, visit the grmp.org/brain
April Stevens contributed to this story.
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