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2016 Brain Awareness Week at Duke Draws 800 Attendees

April 7, 2016

DIBS Brain Awareness

Guests at 2016 Brain Awareness Week at Duke participate in DIBS Discovery Day.

DIBS welcomed nearly 800 guests during its eighth annual Brain Awareness Week at Duke, March 28-April 3.

Thanks to all the attendees and volunteers who excited their neurons with us!

New events this year included a movie night, gallery talks, brain trivia, and DIBS Discovery Day.

DIBS Discovery Day invited the public to learn about major challenges of society today and how they are related to the brain, including drug addiction, brain diseases, smoking while pregnant, sports-related head injury, and how the brain perceives faces. Read more about the event.

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The Duke Institute for Brain Sciences is a scientific institute with a collaborative spirit and a commitment to education, service and knowledge across disciplines. We encourage creativity, taking risks, sharing ideas and working together.

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