2022 IBB World Championship

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15-year-old Canadian high school student Helene Li is the 2022 International Brain Bee (IBB) World Champion. Second place went to 17-year-old Anmol Bhatia from the USA, and third place to 17-year-old Ugne Birstonaite from Lithuania. The winners were announced at the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) Forum 2022 in Paris. The 11 finalists joined the conference stage by Zoom …

The IYNA’s ’22 Summer Course

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The IYNA is excited to announce our upcoming summer course: Introduction to Neuroscience – 2022! We want to call your attention to a few things: We have compiled a form (linked right here) which includes all the applications for this program. Simply select the application you want, fill it out, and submit! The interest form for participants and the logistics …

List of National Brain Bees

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Are you interested in taking part in the neuroscience competition called the Brain Bee but you are not sure of how to register and take part in the local Brain Bee? Don’t worry! We made a list of National Brain Bees which will help you find the one in your country. Check the list below: Argentina Coordinator: Cecilia Bouzat (inbouzat@criba.edu.ar) …

2021 IBB World Championship

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Following the cancellation of last year’s competition, the 2021 International Brain Bee (IBB) World Championship crowned two World Champions. 16-year-old Viktoriia Vydzhak from the Ukraine is the 2021 World Champion and 17-year-old Rahil Patel from the United States took the title for 2020. Both will receive a monetary prize of $3,000. Both second place winners are from Malaysia: Ahmed Adam …

9th Annual Upper Valley Brain Bee

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The registration for the Upper Valley Brain Bee is now open! Here’s going to be the format for this year’s test: Start time, 11am EST Part 1. Written Questions This consists of 1-page document containing 15 questions. The answers will either be true/false or fill-in-the-blank. This will be a google form, and you will have 20 minutes to complete this …

National USA Brain Bee 2021

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2020/2021 VIRTUAL NATIONAL COMPETITION INFORMATION Just like many competitions this year, the National USA Brain Bee competition will take place virtual. To find out more about the competition and resources that will help you prepare for the competition, check the details below. The 2020/2021 National Virtual Brain Bee Championship will be held Saturday, April 10th and Sunday, April 11th, 2021. The …

2021 Atlanta Regional Brain Bee Competition

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The Center for Behavioral Neuroscience and the Atlanta Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience together sponsor this regional Brain Bee for Georgia students ages 13-19. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our 2021 Brain Bee will be held online with no in-person activities. The traditional written exam that serves as the first round of the competition will be online and available for …

Columbus Brain Bee 2021 Date is Set!! February 27th 2021

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Volunteers with Neuroscience Education, Urban and Rural Outreach and Power in Neuroscience are pleased to announce a set a date for the online 2021 Brain Bee. The competition is seeking high school students in the state of Ohio! The competition will be on Saturday, February 27th, in a virtual format. It will have multiple sections including: multiple choice, gross anatomy …

2020 Central Arkansas Brain Bee

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The Arkansas Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience and the Arkansas Biosciences Institute are sponsoring the 2020 Brain Bee as part of 2020 Brain AwarenessWeek. The Brain Bee is a question and answer competition testing students’ knowledge of neuroscience. The competition is open to high school students, ages 13-19 and grades 9-12. Up to three students (and one alternate) may …

Brain Bee World Championship 2020

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The 2020 Brain Bee World Championship will be held in conjunction with the 2020 APA Conference in Washington D.C., USA. More information will be posted soon on the official website! International Competition Overview The Brain Bee World Championship is designed to be a high-level and friendly academic competition. The material draws from university and medical school course content and requires …

International Brain Bee 2019 winners announced

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Student from China takes victory in 2019 International Brain Bee World Championship Seventeen-year-old Yidou Weng, representing China, placed first in the 2019 International Brain Bee (IBB) World Championship, a neuroscience competition for teenagers. This year, a record twenty-eight national/regional champions from all six continents traveled to Daegu, Korea, to compete in the IBB World Championship, which took place in Asia …

International Brain Bee 2019 in Daegu, South Korea

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The 21st edition of the International Brain Bee (IBB) World Championship will take place September 19-23, 2019 in Daegu, South Korea, in conjunction with the 10th World Congress of the International Brain Research Organization. Twenty-eight competitors, each representing their respective nations, will contend for the title of World Champion through a series of five events designed to test their knowledge …

The International Brain Bee Competition 2018 Winners

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Berlin, 8 July 2018. Today, eighteen-year-old Piotr Oleksy from Crakow (Poland) has won the International Brain Bee World Competition at Europe’s biggest brain research conference in Berlin. Twenty-five young finalists in the competition, aged between 13 and 18 from 25 countries, took part. The judges were all impressed by their knowledge of the most complex organ of all living beings: the human …

The International Brain Bee 2017 winners

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USA Student Wins World Neuroscience Competition Future neuroscientists from 25 countries around the world met in Washington, DC this week to compete in the nineteenth World Brain Bee Championship. The Brain Bee is a neuroscience competition for young students, 13 to 19 years of age. It was hosted by the American Psychological Association. The International Brain Bee President and Founder is Dr. Norbert Myslinski …

The International Brain Bee 2016 Winners

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In its eighteenth iteration, 2016 was a record-breaking year for the Brain Bee World Championship Neuroscience Competition, held from June 30 – July 4, 2016 in Copenhagen, hosted by the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) 10th Forum of Neuroscience. It was the largest program to date, engaging twenty-five student National Champion participants from all corners of the globe. For …

The International Brain Bee 2015

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16-year-old wins a ‘nail biting’ international neuroscience competition by only ‘half a mark’ in Queensland By Aneeta Bhole For Daily Mail Australia and Aap A 16-year-old Sydney girl has won an international neuroscience competition hosted over six days in the city of Cairns, Queensland. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3212272/16-year-old-wins-nail-biting-international-neuroscience-competition-half-mark-Queensland.html#ixzz53MYUeD1L

About the Brain Bee

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The  International Brain Bee World Championship is the highest level in the IBB Competition. Participation in the World Championship is reserved only for Regional Brain Bee Champions (or their runner-up if the Champion cannot make it), and is therefore a very distinguished event. Young men and women from all over the world compete to determine who has the “best brain” on such topics as intelligence, memory, emotions, stress, aging, sleep, neurological and psychological diseases …