NTU Psychology Family Day 2019

NTU Psychology Family Day
Exhibitions | Workshops

The NTU Psychology Family Day is ideal for parents and carers, and for children between 4-11 years of age. We will have a host of activities for your children (and yourselves) to take part in.

The day is a drop-in style event, open to the public.

  • From: Saturday 16 November 2019, 11 am
  • To: Saturday 16 November 2019, 3.30 pm
  • Location: Taylor Building, Chaucer Street, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, NG1 5LP

Past event

Event details

The day will feature a range of fun activities across a total of 7 zones. Some examples include:

Fun and Friendship Zone:

  • Make yourself a hat that displays all the areas of the brain
  • Make yourself a brain model and a model of a neuron to take home
  • Colour in your very own Elmer the elephant and add it to our friendship chain
  • Toddler play area

Growing Up Zone:

  • Have a go at the Marshmallow test
  • See how family circles are generated and what they can tell you about children’s lives
  • See how eye glasses are used to ‘track’ where adults and children are looking
  • View our observation lab

Brain and Body Zone:

  • See what information you can get from your body movements
  • Have a look at a model of the brain
  • Move objects with the power of the mind
  • Where’s Wally? How do we search visual scenes for information?

Senses Zone:

  • Discover the wonderful world of optical illusions
  • How many bean bags can you get in our bin when wearing our upside-down glasses?
  • See how we use our senses when balancing
  • Experience what it’s like to have hearing loss or a cochlear implant

Driving Zone:

  • How good are your driving skills? Have a go on our driving simulator.

Reading Zone

  • Relax in our reading zone and explore a selection of our favourite children’s books.

Study Zone:

  • Take part in a host of studies we have on offer, examples include exploring the relationship between videogame playing, tablet use, and visual attentional function in children, and research assessing peer influences on risk-taking amongst children.

This event is free to attend and is open to the public.

Location details

Address:

Taylor Building
Chaucer Street
Nottingham Trent University
Nottingham
NG1 5LP

Past event

Still need help?

Sarah Gardner
0115 848 4536