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Northwestern adds neuroscience major for next fall - Daily Northwestern


Daily Northwestern
The 25-credit program, which is being sponsored by the Department of Neurobiology, is divided into three parts: six neuroscience units, six units in allied fields and 13 units in related coursework. The neuroscience curriculum will include a ...

Language affects value assigned to objects - Yale Daily News (blog)


Yale Daily News (blog)
Conducted by former lab manager at the Yale Decision Neuroscience Lab Kirk Manson and Yale professor of neurobiology Ifat Levy, the research appeared in Plos One Journal on March 30. “Just by saying, 'How much will you sell it for?' [as opposed to 'How ...

Ratting Out Animal Testing: Labs Seek Ethical Experimentation - The Wesleyan Argus


The Wesleyan Argus
As a neuroscience major, she took Behavioral Neurobiology, in which she learned about the history of neuroscience research. Afterward, she said, she felt uncomfortable conducting research that built on these historical studies. “I knew going into the ...

Neuroscience Tutorial

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Illustrated guide to the essentials of clinical neuroscience designed for medical students as well as for the general public. Created by the Washington University School of Medicine.

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