Event Ideas & Planning
Exciting Activities for Kids
Get kids excited about brain science with these activity suggestions.
Engaging Activities for Adults
Find activities that are ideal for reaching adult audiences.
Unable to plan a live event? Check out our other ideas for promoting brain awareness in your community.
Get ideas, advice, and inspiration for your brain awareness outreach activities from event organizers worldwide.
Get a Proclamation
Receive government recognition for your Brain Awareness Week program by obtaining a proclamation.
Social Media Toolkit
Join us in calling attention to this special week by sharing brain-related events, facts, and images with your networks.
Logos & Graphics
Download the official Brain Awareness Week logo and other graphic materials.
Post Your Event on the Calendar
Submit your event information to the Calendar of Events. The calendar is used by members of the public and media to find events to attend in their area.
Community Neuroscience Videos
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How to Write About Neuroscience
Science writer Kayt Sukel shares tips on how to make complex brain research clear and understandable.
How to Build an Outreach Organization
Neuroscientist Bill Griesar, Ph.D., and artist Jeff Leake, M.F.A., talk about building N.W. Noggin and how to reach and inspire audiences.
How to Teach Brain Science to Kids
Eric H. Chudler, Ph.D., works with other neuroscientists and classroom teachers to develop educational materials to help K-12 students learn about the brain.
How to Organize a Successful Brain Fair
Michael Burman, Ph.D., offers advice on how to organize a successful brain fair for the public.
How to Expand Your Reach
Heather McKellar, Ph.D., offers tips on how to grow your program’s audiences and build relationships in your area for a greater reach.