Neurobiology and Behavior Studies is a major program that focuses on the scientific study of the structure and function of the central and peripheral nervous system in vertebrates and invertebrates as it relates to control of behavior.
A major program in Neurobiology and Behavior Studies will likely include courses in neuronal systems and circuits, higher level studies of behavior and cognition, computational neurobiology, and behavioral manifestations of central nervous system diseases and disorders.
Search for colleges that offer a degree in Neurobiology and Behavior Studies (use the College Search feature and enter " Neurobiology and Behavior Studies " in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.
What can you do with a major/degree in Neurobiology and Behavior Studies?
Typically, an advanced degree is required for a career in Neurobiology and Behavior Studies. With such, you may find yourself focused on human behavior issues and problems like mental health therapy and law enforcement. Some job titles would be behavior analyst, forensic psychologist, and industrial-organizational psychologist.
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Neurobiology and Behavior Studies:
Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.
- American Neurological Association
- American Association of Neuroscience Nurses
- Study for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology
Publications/Magazines in Neurobiology and Behavior Studies?