Brain Games – 2014

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Sunday 16th March 2014
The National Museum Cardiff

The Cardiff University Brain Games is back and this year we’re bigger and better than ever before!

Aimed at Key Stage 2 pupils (aged 8-11), The Brain Games form a set of fun and interactive competitive activities offering primary school children the chance to collect points and win prizes.

As part of Brain Awareness Week, which aimes to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research, Cardiff University is holding its very own Brain Games at The National Museum Cardiff on Sunday 16th March 2014.

The Brain Games is funded by the Society for Neuroscience and is designed to highlight the range of brain related research undertaken at Cardiff University.

Interested in how your brain works? Want to shrink your Mum or Dad to the size of a baby? Want to learn how to move objects using your eyes?

Come along to the Brain Games at Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Cardiff to see if you can beat your friends!

New games for 2014 plus old favourites!

Ghost Hand

How well do you think you know your body? Be amazed as we trick your brain into believing a rubber hand feels as real as your own!

Jedi Brain

Can you feel the force? Use your brain waves to make the ball float higher than your friends!

Flipped Shoot-Out

How well can you shoot when your world is turned upside down?


The Incredible Shrinking Chair

Shrink your parents to the size of a baby using our incredible shrinking chair!

Do-It-Yourself Brain Surgery

Become a brain surgeon for the day and perform your own brain surgery in our new DIY Brain Surgery game!

Keep Your Cool

Are you good under pressure? Work your way along the buzz wire while we measure how well you can keep your cool.