Science communication is a skill that needs to be practiced, evaluated, refined, and practiced some more. At Communicatalyst, we strive to provide people with an opportunity to practice this skill. Alli Coffin has the Neuroscience majors at Washington State University Vancouver practice through two of her courses. We also expanded this practice during Brain Awareness Week, featuring research and posts about exciting and new brain research. Check out the pages below to read about exciting science from our science communicators.

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Brain Awareness Week 2017



If you are interested in practicing your science communication skills, please let us know! We are happy to help you develop your written science communication skills and feature you on Communicatalyst!


Brain Awareness Week 2017

Welcome to Brain Awareness Week 2017 at Communicatalyst! Each day, a new feature will be posted. We have a number of guest writers and returning contributors – all want to share some of their research and seek to gain more practice at science communication.   Friday: Resources to continue Brain Awareness Week all year! Brain …

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Vagal nerve stimulation is accomplished by wrapping a stimulator around the vagal nerve at the level of the neck.

WSUV Neuroscience Student Journalism

 Making pregnancy safer for baby and mother: What you feel during pregnancy can also affect your baby By Elsa Gomez, 2018 WSU Vancouver Neuroscience Student Imagine you’re expecting the arrival of a new child and all the emotions that come with it. The positive: excitement, happiness, joy, and the not so positive ones like anxiety …

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