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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Programs

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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What Can Ballet Dancers Teach Us About Balance?

Biology Professor Dagmar Sternad takes a deeper look at the human body's ability to balance.
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What Made This Ted Talk One Of The Most Watched Of 2018?

A talk by Northeastern psychology professor Lisa Feldman Barrett about how our brains control emotions amassed more than 3 million views last year.
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Three seniors receive prestigious honors

Three Northeastern seniors have received prestigious scholarships or fellowships that will support their graduate studies and advance their professional careers, in the fields of women’s health, bioengineering, and diplomacy.
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Feb 25th, 2019
Dr. Aaron Whiteley of Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Harvard Medical School presents: Bacterial cGAS-like Enzymes at the Host-Pathogen Interface https://connects.catalyst.harvard.edu/Profiles/display/Person/151326
Mar 11th, 2019
Dr. Ali Zomorodi of Bioinformatics Program, Boston University presents: Unraveling metabolic circuits behind the games that microbes play at genome-scale resolution http://people.bu.edu/alizom/Home.html