Conducting research is emphasized in the neuroscience major. Students often spend the summer doing internships, either at Connecticut College or at outside research institutions with our faculty.

Neuroscience faculty have expertise in these areas:

  • Impact of stress on behavior and neural function
  • Animal models of psychopathology
  • Neural mechanisms of spatial navigation
  • Neural basis of addiction
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Neuropathology
  • Neurobiology

Meet our neuroscience department faculty by viewing their faculty profiles and areas of specialization to see what might interest you.