Brain Awareness Week 2010 in Warsaw was held on March 13-19.
Series of lectures aiming at an increase of knowledge about
brain and nervous system in general public was organized
traditionally by Polish Neuroscience Society and the Nencki
Institute of Experimental Biology, in cooperation with the
magazine Polityka. In 2010 we invited the following
speakers: Dr. Leonora Bużańska, Prof. Małgorzata Kossut,
Prof. Irena Namysłowska, Prof. Andrzej Wróbel and Prof.
Jolanta Zawilska. The
lectures met with great interest of the audience and were
followed by numerous questions and endless discussions. Two
lectures were transmitted via internet. One of the lectures
is available on the Polish Neuroscience Society website
Additionally to lectures, several competitions have been
organized for primary and high school students to popularize
knowledge about the nervous system. About 200 pupils
from the whole Poland participated in competitions.
Details and pictures can be found on page