Behavioral Neuroscience

Our primary objective is to draw together faculty and students who are interested in the interdisciplinary field of Behavioral Neuroscience, which focuses on brain mechanisms and how they give rise to behavioral functions in humans and animals.

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Behavioral Neuroscience combines the disciplines of biology and psychology with a strong background in other physical sciences and mathematics to provide a rigorous curriculum that prepares alumni for higher degree granting programs in graduate or medical school.

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Psychology professor Nancy Kim leverages experiential learning in new textbook

Kim's book delves into how we make decisions, how biases arise and can be avoided, and the science behind judgement, grounded in real life examples
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Your dog is a genius. You just don’t realize it.

Northeastern alumnus creates puzzles for cats and dogs, rewarding completed puzzles with treats!
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Biology professor receives 2018 University Excellence in Teaching Award

James Monaghan had just started teaching a class, when the Provost came in and presented him Northeastern University's University Excellence in Teaching Award. "I had no idea it was coming,"…
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