Pacific Lutheran University

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Pacific Lutheran University

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:




Type of Events Held:

  • Other
  • Other: Brain Poster Session

Target Audiences:

  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:


Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Students in Human Neuropsychology created posters for public consumption, that stayed in the Psychology Lounge for the week, and onward. Poster topics included- Brain Myths, Schizophrenia and the Brain, Brain Imaging Techniques, Synesthesia, and Agnosia.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Website

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

We did not do a wide reach to the public because of COVID uncertainties. We primarily targeted students already on campus.


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

  • Activities/Experiments

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

Students got a chance to think about how learning about the brain can be useful to the public and in their lives, and how to explain the information to a broader community.

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

Giving students lots of ideas to create posters helps.

Contact Information

Contact Name:

Sara Finley

Contact Email:

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