Brain Awareness Week

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Loyola Chicago

Organized by:
Loyola Chicago

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

1

Year:

2017

Type of Events Held:

  • Workshop

Target Audiences:

  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:

80

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Workshop describing current neuroscience and impact of cultivating interoceptive awareness to improve well-being.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Advertisements
  • Emails

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

E mail list and hosting event during a regularly scheduled weekly self care event also helped.

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:

  • It’s Mindboggling!
  • More Mindbogglers!
  • Staying Sharp Bookmark
  • BAW Pencils and Erasers

Other Dana Foundation Materials Distributed:

  • BAW Pencils and Erasers

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

  • Fact Sheets
  • Lesson Plans
  • Activities/Experiments
  • 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?

The students who attended found the information helpful in that they better understood how their minds work rather than blaming themselves when the mind acting in a way other than desired.

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

I would do better advertising. Perhaps some tabling with materials before the event to get more students to participate.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

No

Contact Information

Contact Name:

dianna stencel

Contact Phone:

773-508-2544

Contact Email:

dstence@luc.edu

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