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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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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Professor James Monaghan laughing with male and female student in lab

Here’s what makes a great teacher

The passion that drives James Monaghan is tissue regeneration; for Denise Garcia, it’s international diplomacy. While their disciplines couldn’t be more different, what earned them the 2018 University Excellence in…
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Jun 21st, 2018
“Collectively Improving Our Teaching: Department-wide Efforts in Scientific Teaching that Produced Classroom Transformations, Unanticipated Discoveries, and Scholarly Publications.” The Northeastern University Skills and Capacity for Inclusion (NU-SCI) Program, supported by…
Jun 22nd, 2018
The Northeastern University Skills and Capacity for Inclusion (NU-SCI) Program, supported by a grant from HHMI, invites you to two special programs featuring award-winning teacher and scholar Dr. Kimberly Tanner…