Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Lecture/ Briefing
- General Public
- High School students(9-12)
- Middle school students(6-8)
- University students
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
Held at the University’s auditorium over 800 community attendees were kept on the edges of their seats for a 2 hour authentic comic-con style, fact-filled evening full of insights into the psychology, philosophy and neuroscience of Batman’s Brain. The audience was introduced to Batman’s history followed by in-depth discussions surrounding, his drive and tenacity that keeps him fighting criminals, to the moral decisions he is bound to, and how he is able to withstand the punishment. The event was moderated by noted CBC Radio personality and Chancellor of the University, Shelagh Rogers, the panel included, Dr. Travis Langley (Psychologist at Henderson State University), Dr. Mark D. White (Philosopher at College of Staten Island), and Dr. E. Paul Zehr (Neuroscientist at University of Victoria.)
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
- Press Release/Media Advisory
- Social Media
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
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?
Having BAW as one of our sponsors helped to connect the audience with 'Batman's Brain' and helped make them think about the fact that he is more than just a comic book character.
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