Somnium – the Science of Sleep

Like any of the great mysteries of humanity, scientists have studied sleep for generations. As our understanding has grown and technology developed, more and more has become known about the sub-conscious brain. Catch up with the research, tap your...
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Why is it so? With the Australian Skeptics

The motto of the Australian Skeptics is ‘Examine the Evidence’. A skeptics view of the world is based on the best available evidence. They challenge claims, seek evidence and don’t always believe what they see. At Scienceworks during National...
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Mind Matters

Why do London taxi drivers have larger areas of the brain associated with navigation? Can you 'train your brain' in the same way you can train for a marathon? Can a stimulating environment really delay onset of brain diseases like Alzheimer's or...
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Mind Matters

Why do London taxi drivers have larger areas of the brain associated with navigation? Can you 'train your brain' in the same way you can train for a marathon? Can a stimulating environment really delay onset of brain diseases like Alzheimer's or...
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Market of the Mind

Where the cerebral, scientific and social collide! With live ice-sculpture, inside-out people and virtual reality science, Market of the Mind has it all. Prizes to be won at our science sideshow, see the funny side of science and trial some...
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