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The Master of Science provides an opportunity for graduates to obtain advanced research skills and knowledge in a professional learning environment. A Master of Science (MS) degree can provide you with the foundation of knowledge and key competencies you'll need throughout your career
Neuroscience is the study of the human brain, its structures, its function, and its relationships with other systems (especially the nervous system). This field might include a variety of different subjects, such as anatomy, physiology, psychology, or chemistry.
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Of all the enormous variety of combinations of matter in the universe, the only combination we know of that is conscious - that feels, thinks, wonders, remembers, judges,
MSc in Neuroscience and Cognitive Studies
Of all the enormous variety of combinations of matter in the universe, the only combination we know of that is conscious - that feels, thinks, wonders, remembers, judges, hopes, dreams, calculates, and desires - is the brain. This in itself is a remarkable mystery. The human brain is approximately 75% water, 10% fat, 8% protein, and a few percentage points of carbohydrates and inorganic salts. Taken separately, none of these things think. Put together in a mass, still no thinking. But organize the material in the right way and it wakes up.
With approximately 100 billion neurons and taking up only 2% of the average person's body weight, the brain manages to control the vast majority of a person's thought and behavior, making us who we are. The study of the brain then is the study of who we are, what we are, and how we work. Neuroscience and Cognitive Studies is the interdisciplinary field where all these questions come together. From physiological research into neurotransmitter activity to psychological research into language acquisition and memory to philosophical research into the nature of consciousness and matter, the questions regarding the brain are countless and pose one of the most exciting and vigorous areas of academic research....