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SfN announces winners of brain awareness video contest
Date:9/5/2012

Washington, DC The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) announced today the winners of the SfN Brain Awareness Video Contest, which highlight engaging videos that educate and inspire the public about the wonders of the brain and mind. SfN also opened voting for the "People's Choice Award," which enables the public to select the most engaging submission and closes Sept. 26. The People's Choice contestants and SfN winners can be found at http://www.sfn.org/BAVideoContest.

The winning video, "The Carrot," was created by Ariana Andrei, Anastasia 'Stacy' Eriksson, and Marcello Mulas at the University of Texas, Houston. It follows a girl studying Italian. Sock-puppets represent different regions of the brain. The puppets animate how visual areas identify an object, language areas find the object's name and translate it into Italian, and decision-making areas coordinate the girl's response.

"Neuroscience is making extraordinary progress to understand how the brain functions and drives our daily actions, and the Brain Awareness video contest is a great way to help share the wonders of the 'universe between our ears,'" said Jim McNamara, chair of SfN's Public Education and Communication Committee. "The videos are great tools for educators to use in the classroom and for the general public as well, and we thank all those who submitted these creative and engaging videos."

Second prize in the video contest went to Jaime Tartar and Tatiana Viena from Nova Southeastern University, Fla, for "One Family Different Clocks: A tale of the brain, genes, and sleep cycles," third prize to Sebastian Vasquez Lopez from Newcastle University for "An Ocean of Sensations," and honorable mention went to Kenneth Dyson from Universit de Montral and his sons Taj and Deszmo (12 and 6 years old) for "Using Your Brain."

Winning videos will join the content of BrainFacts.org, a public information initi
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Contact: Kat Snodgrass
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202-962-4000
Society for Neuroscience
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