Brain Awareness Week

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The Brain Trainer

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The Brain Trainer

Participating Organizations:
The Brain Trainer hosted two talks about the brain. One talk was about the foundations of learning and the other was about the teenage brain.

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

Two

Year:

2015

Type of Events Held:

  • Lecture/ Briefing

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • Professionals

Approximate Number of People Reached:

45

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Two lectures. The first was on cognitive foundations for learning. The objective was to introduce the topics of attention, memory, auditory and visual processing, logic & reasoning and processing speed as foundation skills for academics. The second was to discuss the teenage brain and brain development. There was also an accompanying 2 part blog.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
  • Emails
  • Website
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Newsletter - targets people who already have an interest in this topic. Free web-site postings - many people see these that is how the professional found us.

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 Pencils and Erasers
  • The Mindboggling Workbook

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

  • Mindboggling Coloring Sheets

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

  • Fact Sheets
  • New Puzzles/Games
  • New Coloring Sheets

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

Increase awareness. People ask more questions. We've been asked to speak at other events. Inquiries about our services.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

No

Contact Information

BAW Website:

NA

Contact Name:

Vicki Parker

Contact Phone:

704.541.1373

Contact Email:

drvickiparkerslp@thebraintrainer.com

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