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Brain Awareness Week

Brain Awareness Week is full of great speakers and student presentations that engage everyone in the medical mysteries of the mind.

Brain Awareness Week is full of great speakers and student presentations that engage everyone in the medical mysteries of the mind.

The annual Brain Awareness Week (BAW) is a nationally recognized innovative academic outreach program at the College with the overall goal to educate and engage on broad issues of Brain, Mind, and Behavior. 

BAW first began in 2003 and is collaboratively organized annually by the neuroscience student organizations Nu Rho Psi and SYNAPSE, with contributions by the Neuroscience Program, the Biology Department, and the Psychology DepartmentThe National Society for Neuroscience recognized the 2010 Lake Forest College program with its first inaugural and annual Brain Awareness Week Award.

Livestreams

Unable to attend in person? Portions of Brain Awareness Week will be livestreamed, just follow the links below. 

Angeline S. Lillard Lecture - “What is Montessori Education and Why Should You Care?”

Jessica Connelly Lecture - “Nurturing the Nature of the Social Brain”