Brain Awareness Week

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Inst. Experimental Medicine of Hungarian Academy of Sci.

Organized by:
Inst. Experimental Medicine of Hungarian Academy of Sci.

Participating Organizations:
1. Eötvös Lorand Univ. Dept. Physiololgy and Neurobiology; Dept. Ethology,2. Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychology of Research Centre for Natural Sciences of Hungarian Academy of Sci.,3. National Intstitute of Clinical Neurosciences,4. Cognitive Development Center of Central Europian Unv

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

A two-day event was organized

Year:

2019

Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Exhibit
  • Lecture/ Briefing
  • Other
  • Radio Show
  • Other: Psychophysiological Playground" with 28 workstations for supervised experimantations for visitors

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • High School students(9-12)
  • Middle school students(6-8)
  • Other
  • University students
  • Other: many pensioners attended the event

Approximate Number of People Reached:

more than 1000

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

The main program-packages were : 1. "The brain in pictures and models” exhibition and handcraft centres. 2. The "Psycho-physiological Playground” (28 work-benches) provided workbenches for studying i) animal behaviour, ii) human perception, motor and cognitive coordination, 3. Scientific lectures and discussions: • Novel techniques in brain research • Clinical application of novel methods • Socio-psychological impacts of digitalization • Ethical aspects of novelties in brain therapy In the Seminar Corner • Etorobotics

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Advertisements
  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Press Release/Media Advisory
  • Website

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

E-mail messages for schools raised the attention of teachers; Advertisement in science disseminating journals and media called interested "laymen"

Resources

Of the Dana Foundation publications/resources distributed at your event(s), if any, please indicate the three most popular. Please choose up to three. If "other," please indicate below:

  • More Mindbogglers!
  • BAW Stickers
  • Brain-shaped Erasers

Feedback & Keys to Success

How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?

Using BAW logos (on all materials purchased on our own!) helped to communicate the universal nature of the event. Unfortunately, this year we did not receive any material from BAW.

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Event Photos

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

http://agykutatasnapjai.koki.hu

Contact Name:

Emilia Madarasz

Contact Phone:

36 1 210 9966

Contact Email:

madarasz@koki.hu

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