During this minor, you will gain comprehensive knowledge about how our genes and our brain affect our cognitive processes, health and behavior. You will learn to read and value literature on cognitive processes, neuroscience, and the genetics of disease and behavior. You will also learn to set up and perform psychophysiological and neurocognitive experiments and analyze large genetic datasets. This English minor is the choice for students who want to continue in academic science or work in a job where research skills are needed. At the end of the track Genes, Brain and Behavior, students will:
Integration between disciplines
The integration between disciplines, such as neuroscience, behavioral genetics, and cognitive psychology plays a central role in this minor. Students learn to think critically about how knowledge of the human genome and the brain can be applied to deal with a large variety of fundamental and applied questions concerning human behavior.
For more specific information about each course, please visit the study guide.
This minor is open to all students Psychology and Educational Sciences. This minor is open to third year BSc students from Psychology as well as other third year BSc students with a background and interest in Neuroscience, Biomedical Sciences, Life Sciences and Artificial Intelligence.
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1 semester (30 EC)
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