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Studying Neuroscience at Penn

The University of Pennsylvania is one of the world’s preeminent institutions for neuroscience research and training. 

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Opportunities for Research

Independent research conducted by students is the crown jewel of the Neuroscience program. Undergraduate students have the unique and unparalleled opportunity to learn from and interact with some of the greatest neuroscientists in the world.

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The Neuroscience Program is involved in a number of community outreach activities.

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A statement from the Undergraduate Neuroscience Program

The Neuroscience Program at the University of Pennsylvania values our black students and acknowledges and condemns the injustices that continue in their communities. We are committed to taking concrete actions to foster inclusion and compassion and eliminate racism, both in our academic endeavors and in the broader Philadelphia community.

About the Neuroscience Program

The Neuroscience Program (formerly Biological Basis of Behavior or BBB) is an interdisciplinary major in which students explore biological, psychological, computational and clinical approaches to understand the nervous system as the biological basis of behavior, as well as perception, memory, motivation, and emotion.