The Inventio!Brains Prize is a 2015 GGI Advocacy Initiative . . .

We aim to incentivize arts and neuroscience research conducted by today’s youth.

This year’s Inventio!Brains Prize is cash award + a lab visit to the Zak Lab at the Center for Neuroeconomic Studies.  The prize will go to a collaborative team of budding architects, media artists, neuroscientists and technologists to innovate in brain / mind research.

Challenge Research Themes for 2015:

Attention, Engagement and Screen Cultures

Who’s Eligible:  Collaborative teams of undergrads or graduating seniors majoring in neuroscience, architecture, arts, film and media studies & technology or areas of computational / gaming technology under the aegis of a mentor from a college, university or high school lab or studio.

Inventio!Brains Prize winners will receive recognition as a GGI Fellow.  This includes opportunities to be in dialogue with the GGI Brain Trust Advisory Board made up of our award-winning researchers in neuroscience, bio-ethics, bio-engineering, urban youth education research, architecture and performing arts.

Research Designs and Projects will be juried by select members from the GGI Brain Trust and members from the professional neuroscience, arts and design and technology community. A selected round of finalists will be interviewed by the juried board.

This year’s winner: Next Level Team!  Kudos Inventio!s

Their work was reviewed by a jury that included Academy Award Winner Stephen Hunter Flick, GGI Advisor Dr September Williams, Award Winning Nominee Screen Writer Dianne Houston, Urban Alchemy Producer Mailon Rivera and commercial film director Armen Perian.

Next Level Team, IBBrainsPrize Jury Neuroscientist + GGI Team Dr G and Mr Max.

Next Level Team, IBBrainsPrize Jury, Dr Paul Zak, GGI Team Dr G and Mr Max.



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