Brain Awareness Week

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Faculdade Barretos

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Faculdade Barretos

Participating Organizations:
Faculdade Barretos

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

43101.25

Year:

2018

Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Exhibit
  • Lecture/ Briefing
  • School Program
  • Workshop

Target Audiences:

  • Middle school students(6-8)
  • Patients & Caregivers
  • Professionals
  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:

500

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

During Brain Awareness week in March 2018 the Psychology and Nutrition course from the University of Barretos in Brazil participated in our second Brain Awareness Week, led by Prof. Everton Horiquini-Barbosa, Fabiana Faria, Mariana Ducatti and Mariana Roselino. Events were hosted by the Brazilian Society for Neuroscience and Behavior (SBNeC) and in total there were five events held during our Brain Week. The first event was named The Little Scientist, a workshop was held in a child school where approximately 90 children took part in hands on activities to learn more about the brain making a paper brain hat while a group of 18 psychology students taught them about the brain functions, and also, a group of 7 nutrition students taught them about healthy food for brain. The second event was a series of presentations in the university of Barretos to approximately 200 students. The third event was a movie night that we called Science with Popcorn, with the exhibition of a National Movie about schizophrenia, approximately 30 students from psychology course participated. About 15 psychology students performed a activity to talk about how the brain process works for people with cognition impairments in a caring association using a playfull activities. Our last event was a pizza night, and the students are invited to a pizza and neuroscience quiz night. Our Brain week events were publicized on campus and on the electronic media. Feedback for all events was extremely positive.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Website
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Website and Social media were most successful methods.

Resources

What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?

  • BAW Certificate of Participation

Feedback & Keys to Success

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

It was helpful!

Event Photos

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Contact Information

Contact Name:

EVERTON HORIQUINI-BARBOSA

Contact Phone:

(17) 3321-1200

Contact Email:

horiquini@hotmail.com

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