Cognitive Neuroscience aims at understanding the relationship between brain and behavior, at all different levels. Like all other PhD programs at SISSA, the curriculum in Cognitive Neuroscience, leading to the PhD in Neuroscience, is in English and caters to students from all over the world. The core component of the curriculum is the original research work performed by the student.
The main research lines are well described by the list of our laboratories:
- Cognitive Neuropsychology and Brain Imaging
- Language, Cognition and Development Lab
- Tactile Perception and Learning Lab
- LIMBO - Liminar Investigations in Memory and Brain Organization
- Visual Neuroscience Lab
- Collective Emotions and Social Cognitive Neuroscience Lab
- Social Cognition & Integrative Neuroscience (SCIN)
- Neuroimaging and Attention lab
THE MOST RECENT PLACEMENTS AFTER PHD AT SISSA:
Harvard University (Cambridge, USA), Princeton University (Princeton, USA), Norwegian University for Science and Technology (Trondheim, Norway), Glasgow University (Glasgow, Scotland, UK), Manchester University (Manchester, UK), Université de Genève (Geneva, Switzerland), University of Southern California (Los Angeles, USA), Radboud University Nijmegen (Nijmegen, Netherlands), Sydney University (Sydney, Australia)
Additional information about the courses and the research activity can be found at http://www.sissa.it/cns/
Short fellowships may be awarded to students who will sit the entrance exam. Such fellowships cover travel and accommodation expenses and entitle students to stay in the school before the selection. Click here for further information.
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