Brain Awareness Week

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Universidad Veracruzana

Organized by:
Universidad Veracruzana

Participating Organizations:
Centro de Investigaciones Biomédicas, Instituto de Neuroetología, Instituto de Ciencias de la Salud.

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

5

Year:

2021

Type of Events Held:

  • Online/Virtual

Target Audiences:

  • Middle school students (6-8)
  • Professionals
  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:

400

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

We offered 5 talks in facebook live, in which we discuss about cognition, aversive memories, neuropharmacology of behavioral disorders in dementia, and general knowing about the brain for children. We reached around 17k people, with our publications, however, we had just 400 live viewers. The people that watched the talks were interested and ask questions about the topics. We believe that even when we had few spectators, the impact was important, since there was interaction between the speakers and the spectators.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Website
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Social media, because we are still in our houses, and there are not other interactions with people.

Resources

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

  • Activities/Experiments

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

  • Brain Awareness Week Logos

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

We reached potential students

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

We believe that because of the pandemia there are a large list of virtual events, we need to return to normal life to have physical events, instead of virtual.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

Any comment.

Event Photos

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BAW 2021 flyer

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Marine intelligence

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Neuropharmacology of behavioral disorders in dementia

Contact Information

BAW Website:

https://www.facebook.com/semanadelcerebroxalapa

Contact Name:

Rossana C. Zepeda

Contact Phone:

522288418900 ext 13006

Contact Email:

rossanazepeda@gmail.com

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