Michael Burman and other Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences faculty to provide unique summer research opportunity for high school students interested in the neurosciences

March 05, 2010

Assistant Professor of Psychology Michael Burman, Ph.D., is teaching a special summer course on behavioral and cognitive neuroscience as part of UNE’s larger efforts to establish an early college program for advanced high school students.  The course will provide a survey of the biological underpinnings of behavior with a focus on learning, motivation and emotion. Behavioral genetics, synaptic transmission, neurotransmitter and brain systems will all be considered. A laboratory component will involve several CEN faculty and include observations of animal behavior, brain dissections, and computer demonstrations. 

More information can be found at the Early College Program website or by contacting Professor Burman (mburman@une.edu) or Program oordinator Audrey Gup-Mathews (agupmathews@une.edu)