Instituto de Neurociencias e Comportamento

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Instituto de Neurociencias e Comportamento

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Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:




Type of Events Held:

  • Exhibit
  • Lecture/ Briefing
  • School Program
  • Symposium

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • High School students(9-12)
  • Professionals
  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:


Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

The activities held at he INeC were mainly devoted to general public understanding of physiology and pathology of the brain. The activities included lectures related to Brain and Visual Art, the Brain and the Psychopharmacological drugs, Food ingestion and obesity, Face perception and detectation technology, Mindfullness. We had also an exhibition, organized by Prof. Thelma Lovic from Bristol University on Neuroscience as art. All lectures were designed to foster an informal environment and encouraged people in the audience to ask questions after This year we had two colleges from the Ribeirão Preto region participating with around 165 students

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

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

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

e-mail and our site


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:

  • BAW Stickers

What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?

  • New Lesson Plans
  • Activities/Experiments

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?

Divulgation of Neuroscience, contact with the scientists, sharing methods, knowledge, ideas. Provide to graduate and PhD students, opportunities to participate and or organize an event.Enjoy the connection between science and art

Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:

I think to give an opportunity to PhD student or pos-doc to participate or organize an activity during the BAW is very valuable.They learn about organizing an event and also a lot how to communicate with general public, to divulgate their science in a way that is understandable.

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