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EPM students visit USJ's new Laboratory of Applied Neurosciences

2022-05-27

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The USJ Laboratory of Applied Neurosciences received a visit from a group of year 12 students (majoring in Science) of the Macau Portuguese School on Saturday, 21st of May 2022.



The University of Saint Joseph’s Laboratory of Applied Neurosciences (LAN) received a visit from a group of year 12 students (majoring in Science) of the Macau Portuguese School led by Prof. Carlos Silva on Saturday, 21st of May 2022.

The students had the opportunity to learn more about Neurosciences and technology areas such as Artificial Intelligence and to explore the different gadgets and tools used in the laboratory, such as robots and lamps controlled by brain waves, mobile apps for focus improvement, eye-tracking devices, and automatic facial expressions recognition. The guided tour of the laboratory was given by the Head of the LAN Prof. Alexandre Lobo.

The LAN is implementing a science popularization program that aims to make the application of interesting neurosciences concepts popular for students and hopes that through these field visits with hands-on experience, youngsters can learn and become more aware of the potential of the area.