Brain Awareness Video Contest
About the 2018 Contest
Explain a neuroscience concept so that a broad audience can understand the wonders of the brain and mind. Anyone can enter! Work with an SfN member to produce an educational video and sponsor your contest submission entry. Submission for the 2018 video contest is closed.
Local members of the Society for Neuroscience are available to help. 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.
Visit BrainFacts.org/bavc for more details.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Brain Awareness Video Contest!
- 1st Place: "What are Optogenetics?"
- 2nd Place: "Connecting the Dots"
- 3rd Place: "How to Wiggle Your Toes"
- Honorable Mention: "Without Your Cerebellum"
- People's Choice: "Binocular Rivalry — Competition, Connection, and Consciousness"
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.