Neuroscience and Behavior

At NIU, our Ph.D. program in neuroscience and behavior is designed to prepare you for careers in research and teaching in academic, industry or other settings. You receive extensive training with respect to theory and research in neuroscience, the biological bases of behavior and animallearning and motivation.

A rigorous curriculum includes graduate course work in biopsychology, learning/plasticity, neuroanatomy, neuropharmacology and research methodology. Flexibility in our program allows for an individualized program to be developed in conjunction with independent studies with individual faculty members.

Area Contact

Doug Wallace, Ph.D.

Office: PM 309
815-753-8088 (fax)

Contact Us

Northern Illinois University
Department of Psychology
Psychology-Computer Science Building, Room 400
DeKalb, IL  60115

815-753-8088 (fax) 

Director of Graduate Studies
Dr. Kevin Wu

Graduate Studies Assistant
Arielle Sherman