Q : How does the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience differ in research from an Institute of Psychology?
A : Research in cognitive neuroscience not only utilizes behavioral experiments to study human information processes, but also make use of various brain
imaging tools, such as magnetoencephalography (MEG), electroencephalography (EEG), transcranial magnetic stimulation and functional magnetic resonance imaging to study cognitive processes in the human brains. Areas of study range from language, memory, crime prevention to visual attention and so on.
Q : Of what educational background are current students in the ICN? Are only psychology majors encouraged to apply?
A : Not only psychology major students are encouraged to join the ICN. In fact, current students in the ICN are from various backgrounds, including: life sciences, philosophy and medical engineering. We welcome students of different backgrounds and training to join us, but they should have one trait in common: being strongly motivated and passionate about cognitive neuroscience!
Q : Is there any information or books that act as a good reference for applications and admission to the ICN?
A : Please visit our website under Admissions→ Relevant Resources for admissions references and a books list.
 

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