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CIP 2020

Detail for CIP Code 42.2706

Title: Behavioral Neuroscience.

Definition: A program that focuses on the scientific study of the biological bases of behavior and psychological functioning, and their application to experimental and therapeutic research problems. Includes instruction in functional neuroanatomy, neural system development, biochemical neural regulatory mechanisms, neurological biophysics, memory storage and retrieval, physiology of cognition and perception, physiological bases of psychopathology and behavioral disorders, psychopharmacology, comparative psychobiology, molecular and cellular neuroscience, brain science, anatomy and physiology of the central nervous system, and specialized experimental design and research methods. See also: 26.1501) Neuroscience., 26.1504) Neurobiology and Behavior., 30.1001) Biopsychology., 30.1701) Behavioral Sciences.

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42.2706 Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology. No substantive changes 42.2706 Behavioral Neuroscience.
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