Category Archives: Brain Awareness Week

Design a Brain Experiment Competition Is Back!

The Dana Foundation is asking U.S. high school students to submit their most creative brain experiment ideas to the fourth annual Design a Brain Experiment Competition. The 2014 competition featured some incredible submissions, led by the winning proposal, “Investigating the … Continue reading

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Brain Awareness Week Photo Gallery

Brain Awareness Week has come and gone and BAW 2015 (March 16-22) seems light-years away. But raising awareness about the brain is a yearlong effort and we’ve got just the thing to reignite that BAW 2014 excitement: the 2014 Brain … Continue reading

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Poison and the Brain: Harvesting Nature’s Deadliest Cocktail

Visiting the Sackler Educational Laboratory at the American Museum of Natural History this past weekend reminded me of the programs I attended there as a child. We’d enjoy story time and activities, and then I would head to the cafeteria … Continue reading

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BAW Across the Continents 2014: Europe

We’ve looked at Brain Awareness Week in Africa, Asia, Australia, South and North America. Today we complete our trip around the world in Europe, where hundreds of events are scheduled across twenty-five different countries. The participating countries are Armenia, Austria, … Continue reading

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At BioBase, mind games

At the BioBase event at the Lower East Side Girls Club in New York on Friday, our staffer Blayne tries the electroencephalography (EEG) station, moving a ball with her mind.

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