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Brain and Cognition

The Brain and Cognition area of specialization in the Psychology PhD program offers students the opportunity to obtain specialty training in areas related to cognition and neuroscience.  The Brain and Cognition specialization provides extensive training for students interested in behavioral, cognitive, molecular, systems, or computational neuroscience. Training opportunities for students include the investigation of basic behavioral, cognitive, and neurological processes; understanding the contribution of basic neurological processes to psychological disorders; neural correlates of behavioral phenomena, and related issues. Students interested in neuroscience may also want to consider the Neuroscience PhD program (