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Prepare for Brain Awareness Week 2023

  • Published7 Mar 2023
  • Author Cyrenna Cooper
  • Source BrainFacts/SfN

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. You guessed it, it’s Brain Awareness Week (BAW)! Hosted by The Dana Foundation, this global campaign is a weeklong celebration to encourage, support, and learn about brain science.

Join across our social media platforms from March 13-19 as we feature stories and daily trivia questions on different senses of the human body.

Discover our bodily senses by selecting the icons below.

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 Twitter and other social media platforms using the hashtags #BrainWeek, #BrainAwarenessWeek, and #BAW2023.




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