Delve Into the Nervous System
Neuroscience is the study of nerve cells, how they’re organized into a functional nervous system, and the role of this system in behavior and cognition. Course work draws from biology, chemistry, psychology, and statistics. You’ll complete this program in conjunction with a primary major.
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Curriculum and Courses
Core courses include introductory biology, cell biology, biopsychology, and physiology. In addition to a year of chemistry and statistics, advanced neuroscience courses in biology and psychology are taken.
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The Neuroscience co-major provides a basic framework for students planning advanced work at the graduate level. This curriculum will ensure a strong foundation in neuroscience along with a methodological and statistical mastery (one year of statistics) that is often lacking in neuroscience education at the undergraduate level.
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My research project is to observe participants connected to an EEG monitor, record data, and then create mathematical theorems about how people could have different cognitive architectures in each hemisphere of the brain.
Heather Gamble ’19
Neuroscience, Zoology, Pre-Medical Studies, and Music
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