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, and how neuroscientists approach their work.
Analyze the molecular mechanisms underlying nervous system function, development and disease. Study primary literature that emphasizes the latest molecular techniques used in the study of the nervous system.
Explore in detail the neurophysiological underpinnings of basic motivational systems, including feeding, fear and sex. Read the latest scientific findings and sharpen your skills at research design and hypothesis testing.