International Brain Bee Competition

  • Medical
  • Thread starter Artermis
  • Start date
  • #1
59
0

Main Question or Discussion Point

Has anyone heard of the IBB? I think I might participate in it seriously, and if so, I'm going to need some assistance on what to study, how to go about it, and maybe even a mentor that I could talk to ;P

Basically this is a contest about neurology, and all stuff relating to the brain.

A few links:
http://web.sfn.org/baw/bee.cfm [Broken]
 
Last edited by a moderator:

Answers and Replies

  • #2
Moonbear
Staff Emeritus
Science Advisor
Gold Member
11,490
51
I haven't ever been involved in one, but from the info on it, it sounds like the type of questions that DocToxyn, Neurocomp and myself can probably help field your questions on. I think Hypnogogue has a link to an online brain atlas (make sure you're looking at one for humans, not rodents :biggrin:) up in the sticky with neuro resources. That'll probably be the hardest part, the rest is more typical studying of information. Looking at pictures and then being tested on a real brain might not be as obvious. I'd suggest looking at the same structure in multiple atlases to get an idea of how much variation you might expect, unless you have access to an anatomy lab.

I'm laughing at this part of the instructions though:
The minimum personnel commitment is one neuroscientist who would contact the high schools, schedule a place and time, buy some doughnuts, and conduct the brain bee.
:rofl: Geez, not enough to find yourself a neuroscientist, but you have to find one willing to buy doughnuts! :grumpy: I think you should all be bringing doughnuts for the neuroscientist willing to volunteer to give the quiz, not the other way around! :biggrin: :rofl:
 

Related Threads for: International Brain Bee Competition

Replies
3
Views
2K
Replies
8
Views
1K
  • Last Post
Replies
2
Views
2K
Replies
1
Views
648
  • Last Post
Replies
4
Views
746
  • Last Post
Replies
7
Views
704
  • Last Post
Replies
2
Views
1K
  • Last Post
Replies
2
Views
984
Top