Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro

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Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:




Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Other
  • Other: Brain exercises

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • Professionals
  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:


Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

The event was a success! Lecture series: 1) Obesity and cognition, what is the relationship? 2) Influence of stress on cognitive actions 3) Exercise may benefit cognition? 4) Tools for cognition optimization: brain exercise programs. Practical activity with volunteers using free tools of brain exercises and interviews with questionnaires about (1) quality of life WHO (SF-36) and (2) demographic / physical and functional data Goals: – To popularize science on important issues about the physical and mental part of quality of life; – Evaluating the response of brain exercises performed by volunteers and its correlation with the demographic / physical and functional data and quality of life.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Advertisements
  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Website

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Emails were more efective because it was a personal invitation.


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:

  • Other

Other Dana Foundation Materials Distributed:

  • We didn't receive any resources

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

  • BAW Certificate of Participation

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

  • Activities/Experiments
  • New Puzzles/Games
  • New Coloring Sheets

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

  • BAW Logos

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

People now know that UNIRIO is open to do Extension Projects of quality in neuroscience.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?


Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

I don´t like facebook. I think that the official site is more important than other internet channels of comunication.

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Contact Information

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