undergrad request for good grad programs
thom at crayfish.ucsd.edu
Mon Mar 15 17:57:22 EST 1993
In article <C3r7r6.89H at acsu.buffalo.edu> rmr at acsu.buffalo.edu (Richard M. Romanowski) writes:
> I am an undergrad in Linguistics and Computer Science, intending
>graduate study in Cognitive Science, particularly including neuroscience.
> Could anyone recommend schools which have *interdisciplinary* access
>to neuroscience? Most of the grad programs I have information on are nice,
>but require a degree in biology.
Check us out here at UCSD. There is a biology department with a neuro
group (most people have biology undergrad degrees), a Neurosciences
interdisciplinary program (people have a wide range of undergrad degrees),
and a Department of Cognitive Science. The Neurosciences program is
flexible enough, I think, that you may well be able to work out something
between the departments if you wish, or just do something cog-sci oriented
within Neurosciences (or Cog Sci, but they're less neuro, except for a
couple of psych professors). There are even a couple of neurolinguists
around, like Ursula Bellugi at the Salk Institute (who can accept
Neurosciences graduate students). Try writing for information:
Neuroscience Program, 0608
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA 92093-0608
> Also, if in your opinion(s) neuroscience is too difficult for anyone
>who does not have a bachelor's degree in biology, please advise.
Depends what you put into it. Biology helps (you'll have to learn it), but
there's a woman in my lab with, you guessed it, a linguistics background.
It works (she's in the Neurosciences department).
>rmr at acsu.buffalo.edu
Thom Cleland (Biology department)
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