Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Lecture/ Briefing
- School Program
- General Public
- Middle school students(6-8)
- University students
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
My Curious Brain was held all throughout the seven days credited to this event. It comprised of 8 lectures and 8 workshops with approximately 500 participants. This event was a premiere for its hosting institution.Therefore, it was highly visible online via Facebook – totaling approximately 1000 likes - & Wordpress. The events included several main stream entitled. Some examples in this respect are the following lectures and workshops: “Mind traps: uncovering cognitive errors”; “Rewiring your brain through positive thinking: Cognitive restructuring games”; “Curious case studies from neuroscience” . Given the high visibility of “My Curious Brain” and its main stream topics we can definitely state that the participants have a better understanding of what FENS and Brain Awareness Week represents.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Press Release/Media Advisory
- Social Media
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:
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
- New Puzzles/Games
- New Coloring Sheets
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- BAW Flyer
- BAW Logos
- BAW Poster
- BAW Web site banner
- BAW Participation Certificate
- BAW Facebook Cover Photo
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
We can definitely state that the participants have a better understanding of what FENS represents.
Did/do you like our Facebook page?
Was the information provided on Facebook useful?
Yes, the information provided was helpful.