How does the mind work? How can we explain animal and human behavior? What goes wrong when someone is mentally ill? Neuroscience is the modern attempt to answer these and other questions through the study of the brain.
Explore the neural bases of behavior at the cellular and systemic levels. Learn the basics of neurobiology, neuroanatomy and physiological psychology.
Analyze the molecular mechanisms underlying nervous system function, development and disease. Study primary literature that emphasizes the latest molecular techniques to study the nervous system.
Explore neurophysiological underpinnings of basic motivational systems including feeding, fear and sex. Read the latest findings and sharpen your research design and hypothesis testing skills.
Prof. Josef Trapani receives close to $440k from the National Institutes of Health to continue his good work—and that of the undergraduate students he mentors—in understanding auditory systems.Read more