Brain Awareness Week hosted by Psychology Laboratory of IIT Bombay, in association with International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) from 10th to 15th March 2008
Event Name: Brain Awareness Week
Time Duration: March 10 to 15, 2008
Psychology Laboratory of IIT, Bombay, in association with International Brain Research Organization (IBRO), is hosting ‘Brain Awareness Week’ from March 10-15, 2008. We will be hosting ‘Brain Awareness Week’ which is an international effort organized by the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives to advance public awareness about the progress and benefits of brain research. We are pleased to announce a fascinating week of activities such as poster presentations, movies, talks and quiz. For six days we will be uncovering mysteries of the Human Brain. The aim of this initiative is to spread awareness about brain, its functions and malfunctions.
The Dana Foundation:
The Dana Foundation is a private philanthropic foundation with principal interests in brain science, immunology, and arts education. Charles A. Dana, a New York State legislator, industrialist, and philanthropist founded what is today the Dana Corporation. Aim of Dana foundation is to desimenate credible knowledge about brain and brain research. The Dana Alliance for Brain Initiative (DABI) and the European Alliance for the Brain (EDAB) are non-profit organizations of eminent brain scientists and neuroscientists including Nobel Laureates advancing public awareness about brain and brain research International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) IBRO is an independent, international organization dedicated to the promotion of neuroscience and of communication between brain researchers in all countries of the world. In its new role as a World Federation IBRO is at present representing the interests of about 51,000 neuroscientists in 111 countries. The objectives of IBRO are to promote scientific research in all fields concerning the brain through international collaboration and interchange of scientific information on brain research throughout the world and to assist in education and the dissemination of information relating to brain research. ‘Brain Awareness Week’ at Psychological Laboratory, Department of HSS, IITB
Psychological Laboratory at Department of Humanities & Social Sciences has been actively pursuing interdisciplinary research interests ranging from theoretical explorations in Cognitive Sciences to Applied Psychological research used in Industrial set up. Research focus of the laboratory lies in understanding higher cognitive functions of the brain.