For Educators

Get Ready for Brain Awareness Week 2021

  • Published19 Feb 2021
  • Author Cyrenna Cooper
  • Source BrainFacts/SfN

Brain Awareness Week is a time to celebrate the brain and nervous system while building continued support for neuroscience. Brain Awareness Week partners worldwide will participate in the week-long campaign with fun and informative events and activities, all demonstrating the wonders of the universe between our ears.

Learn more about Brain Awareness Week from its official coordinator, the Dana Foundation. Share photos of your activities with @Brain_Facts_org and @dana_fdn on social media using the hashtags #BrainWeek, #BrainAwarenessWeek, and #BAW2021.



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