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The Department of Psychology offers many degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels, providing insight into the interdisciplinary study of mind, brain, and behavior.


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What if pictures of your brain could predict schizophrenia?

Northeastern neuroscientist Susan Whitfield-Gabrieli has found that a particular pattern of brain activity may be an early sign of schizophrenia.
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This neuroscientist wants to change how we diagnose and treat mental illness

Imagine that a doctor could know which treatment would best help a patient with depression, anxiety, or some other mental illness by taking a picture of the person’s brain, not…
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Northeastern alum Glen Coppersmith featured on Today Show for suicide prevention research

Northeastern COS alumnus Glen Coppersmith, PhD, was featured on the Today Show on September 10th as part of their segment on World Suicide Prevention Day, for his company, Qntfy, and…
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