Brain Awareness Week

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Technological University of Peru

Organized by:
Technological University of Peru

Participating Organizations:
Department of Psychology at Technological University of Peru.

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

1

Year:

2021

Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum

Target Audiences:

  • Professionals
  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:

89

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

In our conference we explained how emotions and learning are deeply related in our brain. We started defining the emotions and then we described the neural substrate related to them (limbic system). Learning processes were defined and we emphasize the role of motivation in these processes. We also offer recommendations to enhance the learning processes in university students considering the related factors as memory and attention.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Social Media
  • Other

Other Publicity Methods:

We publicized the event during student's regular classes and through whatsapp professor's groups.

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

While the audience were university students and professors, the best method was social media and whatsapp messages.

Resources

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

  • Certificate of Participation

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

  • Activities/Experiments
  • New Puzzles/Games

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

For psychological students it is really important to promote activities that enhance their knowledge about the relation between cognitive processes and the brain. Emotions and learning processes are especially important in this critical situation that represent COVID 19 pandemic. During the event we could share some experiences and recommendations to apply in virtual classes not only to improve the learning experience, but also to manage academic stress.

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

We have learned that it is important to use social media to promote events during this pandemic context.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

Yes, it was. Information provided on Facebook encouraged people to keep organizing new events.

Event Photos

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Learning

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Neuroscience Core Concepts -SfN

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Cognitive Processes and Motivation

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Conference Flyier

Contact Information

Contact Name:

Karla Verónica Fernández Rubio

Contact Phone:

51979825564

Contact Email:

kfernande@utp.edu.pe

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