Check Out Last Year's Winners:
• First Place: How Do We Move Around the World? By Johanna Pozo, a Cognitive Neuroscience master’s student at University College London. Special thanks to her sponsor, Linda Greensmith.
• Second Place: Mental ABC’s: The Neuroscience of Language By Alexander Clarke, a senior at BASIS Scottsdale.
• Third Place: Brain Rhythms – How Do We Feel the Beat? By Juho Aijala, a Master's student at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London and Anssi Tiusanen.
• Honorable Mention: The Action Potential – the brain’s most efficient game of telephone By Gabriela Lopez, a graduate student at Northwestern University.
• People's Choice: How Do We Move Around the World? By Johanna Pozo, a Cognitive Neuroscience master’s student at University College London. Special thanks to her sponsor, Linda Greensmith.
- First place: $1,000 plus travel, two-nights lodging, and registration to Neuroscience 2021 in Chicago, IL.
- Second place: $500
- Third place: $250
- People's Choice: $500
Read the 2021 rules and regulations.
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