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Creation Date: 16 Sept 2013 | Review Date: 10 March 2014

Brain Awareness Video Contest

Source: Society for Neuroscience

Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Brain Awareness Video Contest! 

  • First Place: Leigha Phillips, affiliated with Rhode Island School of Design and Brown University, with Helen Tang and Lily Benedict, for Vision and Illusion

  • Second Place: Alison Caldwell, graduate student at University of California: San Diego, and Micah Caldwell for Three Lesions, Three Lives

  • Third Place: Vania Cao, application scientist, for Brainbows - Mixing Colors to Map the Brain 

  • Best Song: Michael Stendardi, student at the City University of New York, for Neuroscience Minds

  • People's Choice: Visit this site from September 9-30 to vote for your favorite video!

About the 2015 Contest

Anyone can enter! Work with a member of the Society for Neuroscience near you to produce an educational video about the brain and it could appear on this page. Whether it’s an animation, song, or skit, share the wonders of science through the Brain Awareness Video Contest. 


  1. First place: $1,000 plus travel, two-nights lodging, and registration to Neuroscience 2015 in Chicago, Ill.
  2. Second place: $500
  3. Third place: $250
  4. People's Choice: $500

Read the 2014 rules and regulations

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