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Neuroscience

Explore new horizons.

The nervous system is our — and all animals’ — most complex and essential organ. It runs the show, processing sensory input, directing movement, generating thoughts and emotions, and motivating our behavior. It is also responsible for that mysterious property, experienced most abundantly in humans — consciousness. The study of the nervous system begins with an understanding of fundamental insights in biology, chemistry and psychology, and ultimately intersects with a diversity of disciplines, including art, music, education, and philosophy. This interdisciplinarity challenges you to think critically and creatively. We invite you to explore neuroscience with us, where exciting discoveries are being made every day. This new knowledge enriches our understanding of ourselves and our interactions with the world around us, and promises to improve lives through the judicious and ethical application to individual and social problems.

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