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Students from 37 New York City-area high schools will participate in the 2015 Regional Brain Bee Competition this Saturday, January 31, at Columbia University. Who’s the brainiest of them all?
   
•  Brain Awareness Week is celebrating its 20th anniversary this March! We look back on the campaign’s evolution in our article, "From One Man’s Vision to a Global Campaign: Celebrating 20 years of Brain Awareness Week."
   
Briefing paper: "When the Myth is the Message: Neuromyths and Education
   
You've Got Some Explaining to Do: Advice for Neuroscientists Writing for Lay Readers, is a compact reference book for scientists writing for non-scientific audiences. Please contact pressinfo@dana.org for review copies. Also, read our Q&A with the book's author, Jane Nevins, Dana Press editor-in-chief emerita.
   
Cerebrum 2013: Emerging Ideas in Brain Science was recommended by Scientific American MIND and reviewed by PsycCRITIQUES and Metapsycology Online ReviewsThe book brings together more than a dozen articles and book reviews from the 2013 monthly Web edition of Cerebrum, offering inquisitive readers the chance to read about new and provocative ideas in neuroscience from a cross-section of prominent neuroscientists. Please contact pressinfo@dana.org for review copies.