Behavioral Neuroscience Environment

Faculty
Several of the faculty members in the Behavioral Neuroscience Program are recognized as experts in their areas of research.

Department
The program draws on the strengths of a well-established Department of Psychology. The National Science Foundation (NSF) ranks UAB's Department of Psychology in the top 100 of universities nationally in Federal R&D Expenditures. Grant awards in the Behavioral Neuroscience are from agencies such as the National Institutes of Health and National Science Foundation.  This provides students a fertile environment for developing their research careers.

UAB
UAB has rich resources in behavioral neuroscience. Students often spend substantial time at interdisciplinary centers and in other departments/schools, including:

Interactions
The Department of Psychology and these centers and departments attract scientists in psychology and related disciplines from around the world, providing students with opportunities for interaction with visiting scientists.