Neuro-behavioral Science

MS in Biomedical Sciences

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NEURO-BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE

Neuro-Behavioral Science Concentration
MS in Biomedical Sciences

The neuro-behavioral science concentration provides interdisciplinary exposure to the application of neuroscience and the relationships between the brain and behavior.

Students will explore topics including the mind-brain-body connection, stress, socialization, behavior neurogenesis and learning, therapy, insight, emotion and motivation.

Program Objectives

Students pursuing the neuro-behavioral science concentration will:

  • demonstrate interdisciplinary knowledge of therapeutic and behavioral interventions and the brain.
  • understand scientific method, data analysis, and empirical inquiry.
  • demonstrate advanced knowledge of neurological aspects of behavior and the contribution of neuroscience to interventions.
  • apply advanced skills to access, synthesize and interpret relevant literature.
  • implement a capstone project focused on the application of neuroscience to a topic of interest.
  • show proficiency in written and oral communication of the application of neuroscience.

Curriculum

After completing foundation year coursework, students may progress to the second-year degree concentration.

CONTACT US

Interested in learning more about the General Studies (Capstone) concentration? Please contact:

Sarah Levin Allen, PhD
Director, Neuro-behavioral Science Concentration
Assistant Professor
Pediatric & School Neuropsychology
Email: SarahAll@pcom.edu 

Marcus Bell, PhD
Director, Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences
Email: marcusbe@pcom.edu