Florida State University

What is the Brain Bee?

The annual North Florida Brain Bee is a live competition, occurring in March, that tests the neuroscience knowledge of high school students of various topics including learning and memory, emotions, sensations, movement, stress, gaining, sleep, addiction, neuroanatomy, and neural disorders.

The top 3 place winners of the North Florida Brain Bee are awarded a cash prize and all participants will receive a certificate. The 1st place winner qualifies to compete in the National Brain Bee competition!

FSU Neuroscience Study Program: The Neuroscience Graduate Student Association hosts a FREE preparatory and review lecture series for all high school students interested in participating in the North Florida Brain Bee competition. Graduate student led lectures are based on the Brain Facts Book ddeveloped by the Society for Neuroscience. Instructional sessions on all Brain Bee topics will be held weekly in PDB A206 and via Zoom beginning in February, and the Brain Bee will be held Saturday March 25th in PDB A211.

All high school students are welcome to attend the FSU Neuroscience Study Program. Weekly lecture topics can be found on the linked flyer. For more information, contact Morgan Shakeshaft or Chloe Johnson.

Register for the North Florida Brain Bee competition.

Please fill out the sign up sheet after completing the registration form.