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BAW Week 2021 Helmet Winners

This year, Brain Awareness Week was held March 15-19th through an entirely virtual format. Working with the Alachua County school system, lessons incorporated age-appropriate brain information with accompanying activities. These include making a pipe cleaner neuron or brain hat for the younger students, 5 brain tricks and the 5 senses,…

NCF SfN 11th Annual Conference

Meeting link for 2/19/21:https://ufl.zoom.us/j/98937911002?pwd=ZTRIQ05NVWhqSTIwKzdaWUxQRy84dz09 Password: SFN2021 Meeting Schedule: 10:45am – Opening Remarks Sara Pickernell, Chapter President  11:00am – Introduction: Courtney Wilkinson, Chapter Conference Co-Chair  Keynote Lecture: Dr. Steven Maier–  Distinguished Professor, Department of Psychology & the Center for Neuroscience; University of Colorado at Boulder  12:00pm – Student Lunch with Dr. Maier Trainees (undergraduate, graduate, post-docs,…

2019 Brain Awareness Week & Luttge Lecture

Our North Central Florida Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience hosted a successful 2019 Brain Awareness Week. Our students, trainees and colleagues had a record turnout, reaching 2,554 kids of all ages, from kindergarten to 12th grade. With the help of over 75 volunteers, they visited 20 schools throughout…

Brain Awareness Week 2017

Click here to see more images from the 2017 NCFSfN Chapter Conference BAW OUTREACH SUMMARY Almost 2,000 students learned about the brain this year! 17 schools visited in Gainesville and North Central Florida area Over 40 volunteers…

Brain Awareness Week 2016

Click here to see more images from the 2016 NCFSfN Chapter Conference BAW OUTREACH SUMMARY Almost 2,000 students learned about the brain this year! 17 schools visited in Gainesville and North Central Florida area Over 40 volunteers Brain Awareness Week featured in THE UF POST  …

Brain Awareness Week 2016 In The News

Brain Awareness Week at UF spotlights minimizing memory loss in aging Dr. Carol Barnes, keynote speaker for the 4th Annual William G. Luttge Lectureship in Neuroscience held on Monday, March 14, 2016 Sponsored by: The McKnight Brain Research Foundation…

Brain Awareness Week 2015

Click here to see more images from the 2015 NCFSFN Chapter Conference   BAW OUTREACH SUMMARY 2,857 students learned about the brain this year!  A new record for the NCFSFN Chapter! 20 schools visited in the North Central Florida area 44 volunteers Brain Awareness…