Brain Awareness Week runs from March 11th to the 17th 2013. Brain Awareness Week was started by the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives in 1996. The main Dana Foundation pages here and here are self-explanatory. There are a series of events around the world to celebrate Brain Awareness Week and those interested in registering as partners can do so here. Registered partners are shown on this world map. There is also an extensive list of partner organisations here. By clicking on the map you can identify events in your country. For instance at the time of writing there were 48 events listed in the United Kingdom ranging from UCL’s ‘Brainy App’ launch through to a performance of the ‘Anatomy of Melancholy’ which explains Depression as an illness of mind and brain. Bloggers can also learn how to register their blogs on this page. The Society for Neuroscience has a Brain Awareness Week page here and have tips on how to get involved here. The Society also hosts a video competition to raise awareness.
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