Brain Awareness Week

Brain Awareness Week is an international celebration of our brains with lectures and activities to educate the public about neuroscience and neuroscience research. Traditionally scheduled for the 2nd full week of March, you can find Brain Awareness activities throughout the year. A variety of organizations participate--schools, research societies, learning centers--to bring information via demonstrations, lectures and hands-on activities to people of all age groups. An informal international calendar of events is maintained by Dana Foundation at

Because BAW usually falls during SIU's spring break, our participation has been spotty. However you can click on the following links to find our programs:

SIU's BAW 2012