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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She Met a Peruvian Midwife, and That Changed Everything

Claire Celestin, a fifth-year behavioral neuroscience student at Northeastern, is the recipient of a Marshall Scholarship.
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Adorno Earns GEM Fellowship for Biomedical Engineering PhD

Jonathan Adorno COS’19 came to Northeastern as a Torch Scholar, thinking he wanted to be a doctor. Now that he is preparing to graduate, he still wants to spend his…
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What Secrets Do Ballet Dancers Hold For People With Disabilities? Or For Robots?

Dagmar Sternad is looking to ballet dancers to find answers for people with disabilities through studies of human motor control and learning.
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