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Psychology - Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience

George Mason University

12 months
Duration
50860 USD/year
50860 USD/year
18892 USD/year
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About

This Psychology - Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience concentration from George Mason University focuses on studying biological substrates of behavior.

Overview

A focus of the Psychology - Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience program from George Mason University is on translational neuroscience-complementary study of neural systems in humans and animals, including the application of animal research to human behavior. Prospective students should review each faculty member's webpage for more information.

Learning Outcomes 

Our Core and affiliated faculty study areas as diverse as:

  • Neural control of behavioral development. 
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in humans and animals.
  • Animal models of learning and memory.
  • Role of metals in Alzheimer's disease and traumatic brain injury.
  • Brain systems involved in human error, decision making, movement, and perception of space and time.
  • The relation of neural activity to human performance.
  • Social Neuroscience. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Mammalian Neurobiology
  • Neuronal Bases of Learning and Memory
  • Neuroimaging
  • Behavioral Chemistry
  • Advanced Statistics
  • Special Topics in Psychology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

30 - 32

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application for graduate study and application fee.
  • An earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education, or international equivalent, verified from copies of unofficial transcripts uploaded to the online application Self-Service Center. 
  • Copies of unofficial university transcripts and any earned degree uploaded to the online application Self-Service Center from all universities attended.
  • All transcripts from colleges or universities outside the United States must be translated into English, if applicable, and submitted for evaluation to the Mason Office of Admissions.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    50860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25430 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    50860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25430 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    18892 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9446 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Fairfax

1330 - 2300 USD /month
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Funding

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