Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Were organized two events during Baw
Type of Events Held:
- Lecture/ Briefing
- School Program
- High School students(9-12)
- Other: Junior high school students
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Two hundred people
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
566/5000 The event was attended by undergraduate students in Psychology, Master of Psychology, PhD in Physiological Sciences and post-doctoral students. Several activities were carried out, such as the students’ presentation and demonstration of the activities carried out by the group, as well as presentations on Neuroscience topics, which this year will address anxiety and approaches to non-pharmacological treatments, support tools and clarifications to students, year of entrance exam goes through this emotion so complicated in this period. The objective was to introduce and simplify the middle school students that can give you with anxiety and what tools to overcome this barrier, through videos, lectures, explanatory games. Our goal was fulfilled during brain week as the students enjoyed the activities very much, asked a lot about the anxiety issue and the school principals asked us to come back next year.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
Other Publicity Methods:
Dissemination of the activity to be carried out in the school
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?
- Q&A: Answering Your Questions About Brain Research
- BAW Bookmark
- BAW Certificate of Participation
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
- New Puzzles/Games
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- BAW Logos
- BAW Poster
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
Helped us in the availability of the materials and for being an international institution to have a big name present at the event.
Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:
We should always organize the events a few months in advance so that everything happens in the best possible way. Preparing explanatory and illustrative materials for the general population.
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