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Four of our students are honored with Huntington 100 Distinction

Congratulations to Behavioral Neursocience students Lola (Ololade) Akingbade, Ralph Peterson (pictured with President Aoun) and Madeleine Smith who have been honored with the Huntington 100 award this Spring. Also honored is Nu Rho Psi member Kristian Teichert (Biochemistry major). The Huntington 100 program has a competitive selection process that considers: academic record and demonstrated leadership impact and […]

Brain Awareness Week 2016

Every March, Brain Awareness Week (BAW) is a global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research. NEURONs club and Nu Rho Psi have united with other worldwide organizations in this celebration of the brain throughout the week of March 21-25.  Please see the full schedule here.

Ronan Talty, BNS junior, wins best poster award at regional conference

BNS junior, Ronan Talty, won the Nu Rho Psi Poster award for scientific merit at the 29th Annual NEURON conference at Quinnipaic University on Sunday, February 28th, 2016.  As a member of Dr. Shansky’s lab of Neuroanatomy and Behavior, Ronan investigated “Estrogen-dopamine interactions during extinction learning in female rats”. A dozen BNS students and faculty […]

Professor Shansky featured in News@Northeastern

Prof. Shansky’s research, which contradicts conventional wisdom about how we react to fear, provides insights into new treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder, through a preclinical study that demonstrates differences between how males and females respond to traumatic events.

Two new Faculty joined the BNS Program

The Behavioral Neuroscience Program is proud to announce the addition of two new academic faculty during 2015. Their research and teaching expertise will enhance and expand our core course offerings and student experience.