FORT WAYNE, Ind.—FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Two faculty members from the Department of Psychology at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne will be the presenters at Lunch with an IPFW Scientist at Science Central, Saturday, February 9. Assistant Professor of Psychology Michelle Drouin and Associate Professor of Psychology Lesa Rae Vartanian will present “Food, Color, and Music—What Are You in the Mood For?”
Have you ever wondered why your friend likes broccoli but you don’t? Or why you get so happy when a certain song comes on the radio? Also, what does it mean when someone is feeling ‘blue?’ Come and find out as we feel our way through a series of activities, examples, and discussions that will have you looking at, listening to, and tasting the world around you!
Lunch with an IPFW Scientist is held at Science Central, 1950 N. Clinton, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The program is open to the public at a cost of $16 per person; $10 for Science Central members. Lunch is included.
The Lunch with an IPFW Scientist Series is designed for families with children age 8 to 14; it plants in both the young and most seasoned participant a budding interest in science. After each presentation, which includes a hands-on activity, participants enjoy lunch with the presenter. Advance reservations are required.
For more information on the series, visit the Science Central website or call Kathy Larsen, Science Central special programs manager, at 260-424-2400, ext. 427. For reservations, call ext. 451.