Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- University students
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
First we had a conference at Poder Judicial with Mental Health Professionals that work in different Departments or Sections in this institution. The goal was to analyze the importance of Executive Functions in legal and forensic psychology context. Second, we organized one course with 6 hours speaking about Executive Function and Neuropsychology with Dr. Julio César Flores Lázaro, Clinical Neuropsychology from Mexico and BANFE-2 creator that visited Costa Rica for four days.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Social Media
Other Publicity Methods:
My Facebook´s group called Neuroconexiones CR, in this group we are about 1400 professionals from Costa Rica and 40 differents countries around the world.
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
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:
- Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain
- Q&A: Answering Your Questions About The Brain
Other Dana Foundation Materials Distributed:
- All time we mentioned DANA Alliance in our activities
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
Other Downloadable Materials:
- We need to be considered by DANA Alliance for material in differents countries than US
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
In this time we had the oportunity for publishing our activities in important web site like DANA Foundation, so that significated a great experience for us and we are very happy.
Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:
Maybe you can considerer la possibility for provide material in different countries, not only US. Maybe it´s a Little stimulation for us.
Did/do you like our Facebook page?
Was the information provided on Facebook useful?
I loved Little publications and references for differents papers with awesome topics.