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Behavioral and Systems Neuroscience


Behavioral and Systems Neuroscience (BSN) recognizes that behavior is a biological phenomenon controlled by neural systems that were shaped by natural selection. It seeks to better understand neural systems and behavior through the study of evolution, development, and the proximate causes of behavior in genes, hormones, memory, and cognition. This research often employs comparative approaches using more than one species, ranging from birds to rodents to primates.

David Edwards Headshot
David Edwards
Charles Howard Candler Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience
PAIS 485
Robert Hampton Headshot
Robert Hampton
Interim Director of Graduate Studies (fall 2021), Professor
PAIS 369
Michael Treadway Headshot
Michael Treadway
Winship Distinguished Research Professor in Psychology
PAIS 491
Elaine F. Walker Headshot
Elaine F. Walker
Charles Howard Candler Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience
PAIS 487
Kim Wallen Headshot
Kim Wallen
Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Neuroendocrinology
PAIS 385
Benjamin Wilson Headshot
Benjamin Wilson
Assistant Professor
PAIS 383