Eric Chudler

About Eric Chudler

Eric H. Chudler, PhD, is a research neuroscientist interested in how the central nervous system processes information about pain and nociception.

In addition to performing basic neuroscience research, Dr. Chudler works with other neuroscientists and classroom teachers to develop educational materials to help K-12 students learn about the brain. His web site, Neuroscience for Kids, is used by students and teachers around the world.

Brain Awareness Week (March 2013)

Each March since 1996, neuroscientists around the world have ventured out of their labs and into schools, museums and malls to share their knowledge and interest about brain research. What causes this exodus out of the lab? Brain Awareness Week!
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Research Experiences for Undergraduate Students

In a previous blog post, I described programs available to high school students who wanted to experience life in a neuroscience research laboratory. Research opportunities also exist pharmacy online for college undergraduate students but they are sometimes difficult to find.

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Research Experiences for High School Students

The public craves information about neuroscience.  It is difficult to read a newspaper or popular magazine without reading about brain research.  Many students, even those not yet in college, also have an interest in neuroscience.   Although reading books, magazines, journal articles and web sites can provide the background about scientific discovery, there is nothing like working in a lab to really experience science.

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