Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience

Chair: Michael Brown, PhD.
Office Location: Tolentine Hall Rm. 334
Telephone: (610) 519-4722
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About

The major in Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience (CBN) provides an intensive course of study focused on brain-behavior relationships, ranging from genetic to whole brain contributions to behavior and mental processes. The program is excellent preparation for a variety of careers focusing on research and/or practice in neuroscience, medicine, allied health fields, and psychology, as well as for more general careers in areas such as public policy and education.

Classes

CBN 4100 : Cognitive Neuroscience

Theory and research on the neural and cognitive processes that support higher-level cognition, such as memory, attention, judgment & decision making, perception, language, emotion.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

CBN 5000 : Advanced Lab in Neuroscience

Advanced Laboratory in Neuroscience: Examination of research methodologies, analysis techniques and data interpretation at different levels of neuro-behavioral investigation.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

CBN 4000 and CBN 4100 :Y

CBN 5900 : Undergraduate Research in CBN

Supervised research project and report. Student may register for CBN 5900 more than once; however, only 3 hours of research can be applied toward the degree requirements in cognitive and behavioral neuroscience.

Credits

3

CBN 6001 : Thesis Research I

Library and/or Laboratory Research under CBN-affiliated faculty mentor. Requires successful application as CBN junior, permission of faculty mentor, department chairperson, and major GPA >3.0. Culminates in a literature review and research proposal. CBN 6001 credit toward major requires completion of CBN 6002.

Credits

3