Behavioral Neuroscience, College of Science
‘I have an education, and I will not waste it.’
Northeastern University undergraduate student speaker Clara Wu urged fellow graduates to be proud of what they have achieved, cherish their families, and go out and turn their knowledge into action.
May 07, 2023
Sometimes backyard paleontology turns into a swimming pool
Her childhood paleontology dreams didn’t pan out when the brachiosaurus skull she and a friend were digging up in her family’s backyard turned out to be just a large rock.
May 02, 2023
Meet the undergraduate commencement student speaker
For Northeastern University undergraduate student commencement speaker Clara Wu, the goal is to be relatable, genuine, and to impart some sage advice.
April 27, 2023
Narrative | The Science of Movement
Northeastern professor Dagmar Sternad is studying ballet dancers to understand how to help people regain their balance in old age. Her findings could help us improve our mobility, design better robots, and discover how to more effectively treat stroke patients.
February 22, 2023
Video games might be better for balance rehab than conventional physical therapy
Don’t throw away that Wii Fit Balance Board––it might be more valuable than you think. New research from a team at Northeastern University found that active video games––like Wii Fit and Dance Dance Revolution––are more effective for improving balance than conventional forms of physical therapy.
February 06, 2023
Behavioral Neuroscience, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology
Advancing Women in Science 2022 Scholars
Congratulations to the five undergraduate students who have been named 2022 Advancing Women in Science Scholars!
June 02, 2022
Fulbright-funded research will have grad student studying the impact of virtual learning on kids
Nicole Occidental, BS in Behavioral Neuroscience, recently received a full scholarship from the U.S. Fulbright Students Program to begin her master’s degree in cognitive neuroscience at Maastricht University in the Netherlands next year.
April 08, 2022
The spiritual joys of Ramadan
First-year behavioral neuroscience major Laila Kibodya discusses the Islamic celebration of Ramadan, and how the practice of fasting connects to higher spiritual principles.
March 31, 2022
What’s it like to compete at the Olympics? Northeastern athletes share their stories.
Northeastern students Devon Levi (Ice Hockey, Team Canada), COS student Alina Müller (Ice Hockey, Team Switzerland), and Sabrina Cass (Freestyle Skiing, Team Brazil), detail their incredible experience participating in the 2022 Winter Olympics.
March 30, 2022
Instagram Takeover: Brain Awareness Week with COS NEURONS
Sacha Sergent, public relations officer of the Northeastern University Researchers of Neuroscience club, shares her experience as a neuroscience major. She will highlight Brain Awareness Week during her upcoming Instagram Takeover Wednesday, March 9.
February 24, 2022
Two Northeastern graduates win Olympic silver medals
Two Northeastern graduates earned silver medals in the recent winter Olympic games. College of Science student Alina Mueller may not have won a medal, but "was sensational in helping drive Switzerland past the Russian Olympic Committee team in an Olympic quarterfinal."
February 18, 2022
Two Northeastern Ice Hockey Stars are Headed to the Olympics
Behavioral neuroscience major Alina Mueller will be playing for Switzerland at the Olympic Games next month in Bejing.
January 27, 2022
Behavioral Neuroscience, College of Science
Student Profile: Nicole Occidental, Behavioral Neuroscience Major
Nicole Occidental shares her COS experience.
December 13, 2021
Behavioral Neuroscience, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, College of Science
Landmark study into the genetic disorder offers clues into links between metabolism and mental health
Researchers at Northeastern and neighboring colleges say they’ve made a landmark discovery that takes a deeper look at the metabolic and biochemical origins of a debilitating genetic disease known to cause a range of symptoms and health problems. A new study, published Wednesday, focused on a severe neurodevelopmental disorder referred to as 16p11.2 Deletion Syndrome, […]
December 03, 2021
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