Memory, attention, emotion, perception, knowledge, behavior—is there a single human endeavor that isn’t touched by these topics? From molecular, computational, and behavioral neuroscience to developmental, cognitive, and social psychology, IU is at the forefront of psychological and brain sciences.
Advances in neuroscience are closing the gap between behavioral science and neuroscience, while big data is making it easier to study large groups of individuals and social networks. Breakthroughs in research move us closer each day to the time when individuals will be freed from the chains of depression, addiction, Alzheimer’s, or schizophrenia. New collaborations are fueling innovations across the sciences and into the worlds of business, law, and education.
A rich history of groundbreaking research and innovative teaching allows us to meet the demands of an ever-changing world. Newly added certificate programs take advantage of the exciting interplay between fields of psychology, business, and law. In Psychological and Brain Sciences, our students blend a powerful liberal arts foundation with field-based knowledge and experiences.