Brain Awareness Week

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Universidad Evangelica de El Salvador

Organized by:
Universidad Evangelica de El Salvador

Participating Organizations:

Fundación Véritas Asociación de Estudiantes de Psicología de la Universidad Evangélica de El Salvador.

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

5

Year:

2016

Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Exhibit
  • Other
  • Workshop
  • Other: Cinema Forum

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • Professionals
  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:

300

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

At the Brain Awareness Week 2016 we hosted five events. The first one was a neuroscience fair, where students of the subject “Psychobiology” designed experiments related to the brain and nervous system. The second event was a conference about the biological basis of the EMDR therapy, imparted by Katherine González Sensente, BSc. On the third day, Magister Daniel Riquelme Uribe, MSc, of the Universidad de Playa Ancha (Chile) imparted the conference “Tips and Tricks of the Learning Process”. The fourth event was a cinema forum of the movie “Enter the Dangerous Mind”, to discuss the characteristics and behavior of people suffering schizophrenic disorders. It was imparted by Guillermo García, BSc. The last event of the week was a workshop titled “Mindfulness and Neuroscience”, where Gustavo Paniagua, BSc, presented the latest advances in neuroscience that supports the effectiveness of the practice of mindfulness. Further, the participants learned basic mindful exercises.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Posters/Flyers
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

The publicity posted on our institutional and facebook pages was the most effective strategy to reach our goal population, because most of them uses social network as their principal communication channel.

Resources

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

  • Fact Sheets
  • Lesson Plans
  • Activities/Experiments

Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?

  • BAW Flyer
  • BAW Logos
  • BAW Poster
  • BAW Facebook Cover Photo

Feedback & Keys to Success

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

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Event Photos

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

N/A

Contact Name:

Gustavo Paniagua

Contact Phone:

(503) 7888-0129

Contact Email:

fgapaniaguas@gmail.com

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