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Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Brain Awareness Video Contest! 

  • 1st Place: "What are Optogenetics?"
  • Alison Caldwell, a graduate student at the University of California, San Diego, and Micah Caldwell won $1,000 and a trip to this year’s SfN annual meeting in Washington, DC, for their video.

  • 2nd Place: "Connecting the Dots"
  • Lotte Stemerding, a graduate student in Cognitive Neuroscience at University College London, and her mentor Sophie Scott, a professor at the University College London Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, won $500 for their video.

  • 3rd Place: "How to Wiggle Your Toes"
  • Matthew Sugrim, a recent college graduate from the United Kingdom, won $250 for his video. He worked with SfN member Cheryl Hawkes of the Open University.

  • Honorable Mention: "Without Your Cerebellum"
  •  Taylor Joel Woodward, a post-baccalaureate research assistant at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, submitted a video about the importance of the cerebellum.

  • People's Choice: "Binocular Rivalry—Competition, Connection, and Consciousness"
  •  Anirudh Kathirvel, a secondary student at Haileybury College, won $500 for his video. He worked with SfN member Trichur R Vidyasagar, a professor at the University of Melbourne.

     

    About the 2018 Contest:

    Submissions for the 2018 video contest are now closed. Thank you to everyone who submitted!

    Explain a neuroscience concept so that a broad audience can understand the wonders of the brain and mind. Anyone can enter! Work with a member of the Society for Neuroscience to produce an educational video and sponsor your contest submission entry. The online entry form can only be submitted by a member of the Society for Neuroscience (SfN). 

    Local members of the Society for Neuroscience are waiting to be contacted for outreach activities. Find a member in the 'Find a Neuroscientist' database.

    The first place winner receives $1,000 and a trip to Neuroscience 2018 in San Diego, CA.

    View the top videos from previous years and read the rules and regulations.

    Visit BrainFacts.org/bavc for more details.


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