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Human Behavior and Cognition Allied Field

Human Behavior and Cognition covers neuroscientific research that is focused on understanding human mental functions, including perception, memory, attention, reasoning, and decision-making. Within the Neuroscience major, the Human Behavior and Cognition Allied Field includes courses in Cognitive Science, Communication Sciences, and Psychology.

Electives in the Human Behavior and Cognition Allied Field (choose 6 units)

The two courses in the first group are required and are prerequisites for many additional electives in Human Behavior and Cognition.

Projected Annual Course Plans: PSYCH

Additional electives in Human Behavior and Cognition

Courses listed here may be taken as a Group A Neuroscience elective or an elective for the Allied Field in Human Behavior and Cognition, but each course may count either toward Group A or the Allied Field in Human Behavior and Cognition, and not both.

Courses listed here may be taken as electives for the Allied Field in Human Behavior and Cognition but will not count toward Group A Neuroscience electives.

Projected Annual Course Plans: PSYCH, COG_SCI, CSD

* Indicates courses for which the Neuroscience major provides pre-registration privileges.  Neuroscience may now be declared as a major. Appointments may be requested by emailing neuroscience@u.northwestern.edu. Please be sure to indicate when you are available to meet with Dr. Brown or Dr. Kilman.
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