Neuroscience

Amherst Neuroscience students work closely with faculty to seek answers to long-nagging questions about the brain.

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.

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A student works on a microscope in the Trapani lab
A student at work in the Trapani lab. Photo by David Le ’17E

New Grant Bolsters Trapani Lab’s Student-Driven Mission

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.

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