Director: Kelli A. Duncan;
Participating Faculty: Abigail A. Baird (Psychology), Hadley C. Bergstrom (Psychology), John Mark Cleaveland (Psychology), Kelli A. Duncan (Biology), Megan D. Gallab (Biology), Kevin Holloway (Psychology), John H. Long, Jr. (Biology), Lori Newman (Psychological Science), Kathleen M. Susman (Biology), Justin C. Touchon (Biology), Susan Trumbetta (Psychology), Bojana Zupan (Psychology);
ab On leave 2018/19
Neuroscience and Behavior is a multidisciplinary program which applies the perspectives and techniques of both biology and psychology to the study of the brain and behavior. Neuroscientists are interested in how the interactions of brain, body, and environment contribute to animal (including human) behavior. Neuroscientists study the structure and function of the nervous system, the development and evolution of neural and behavioral systems, and interactions among behavior, environment, physiology, and heredity.
This program is ideal for those students with interests in the biological and psychological sciences. A concentration in Neuroscience and Behavior can prepare students for graduate study in biology, psychology, or the neurosciences.
Neuroscience and Behavior