March Recap: The Brain And Nervous System!

They are having so much fun.


At the March session of The Ladder, medical scholars had the opportunity to learn about the brain and nervous system. But before getting down to the medical science fun, scholars split into smaller groups so they could get to know each other a bit over lunch:

The thing about The Ladder, besides being an awesome medical science and career educational program for North Minneapolis youth, is that Ladder scholars of all ages not only get to be mentored by the more experienced scholars but also get to be mentors themselves to those younger or less experienced. Everyone has the opportunity to learn from others, and everyone has the opportunity to teach others.

For example, here – veteran medical scholar Caleb demonstrates to a new scholar a web application that tests cognitive & visual reaction times.

Young scholars learned about the anatomy and function of the brain and nervous system as well…

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