Neuroscience

Neuroscience is a broad interdisciplinary branch of science. It focuses on the muscular, sensory and nervous systems of living things. Continue reading to find out more about the field of neuroscience as well as career and education options.

Inside Neuroscience

The field of neuroscience studies the human brain and nervous system and their biological functioning at the cellular and system levels when neurological processes occur. Some neuroscientists study non-human species or artificial intelligence. Neuroscience is a research-intensive field of study, encompassing psychology, physics, molecular biology, engineering, chemistry and math.

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Brick-and-mortar universities as well as virtual schools offer programs in neuroscience at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Bachelor's programs typically include courses in psychology, physiology, statistics, math, chemistry and biology. Students are encouraged to engage in research projects. Undergraduate programs prepare students for graduate studies, careers as technicians or entry-level positions in mental health or social services organizations.

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