Category Archives: Brain Awareness Week

The Many Faces of Brain Awareness Week

This March, we’re celebrating the 20th anniversary of Brain Awareness Week (BAW)! It’s come a long way in the last two decades, from an initial 160 partners in the United States to more than 520 partners in 59 countries and … Continue reading

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Meeting Tomorrow’s Neuroscientists: Behind the Scenes at the NYC Brain Bee

Guest post by Jess and Katie, neuroscience candidates at Columbia University Judging by the Saturday morning calm on Columbia University’s Morningside campus, you might think January 31 was a typical lazy weekend. But just inside the doors of Lerner auditorium, … Continue reading

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BAW 2015: New Publication Answers Questions on Brain Research

Brain Awareness Week (BAW)—March 16-22—is nearly a month away, and brain advocates across the planet are busy gearing up for the excitement. From the snow banks in Boston to the beaches in Brazil to the mountains in Bosnia and Herzegovina, … Continue reading

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Manhattan Student Triumphant in NYC Regional Brain Bee

For the two weeks leading up to the NYC Regional Brain Bee competition, Mary Zhuo Ke studied twenty pages of her textbook every day. She modestly mentioned several times that she was not expecting to win, but it was clear … Continue reading

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Dana’s Design a Brain Experiment Competition Is Back!

The January 16th deadline for the Dana Foundation’s annual Design a Brain Experiment Competition is only one month away. Get busy! We are excited to read all the creative ideas for brain experiments. Last year we received some incredible submissions, … Continue reading

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