Congratulations to Dr. Christiane Merritt!
Welcome new McDonnell Postdoctoral Fellows!
Joining the department in Fall 2020, welcome Riana Betzler and André Sant’Anna!
PNP junior Max Klapow receives Truman Scholarship
Joining our faculty in Fall 2020 - Lori Watson and Rebecca Copenhaver
We welcome Lori and Becko to our department.
About the Program
PNP is an innovative program that fosters engagement between different disciplines addressing the mind-brain. Key elements of such an interdisciplinary approach include knowledge of cognitive neuroscience, philosophy, psychology and artificial intelligence. The advent of new and powerful brain imaging techniques such as PET (positron-Emission Tomography) scanning and fMRI (functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging), along with the increasing use of computational models of neural systems, has given rise to the field of cognitive neuroscience as a rich arena for interdisciplinary cooperation.
In addition to the Core PNP Faculty, a range of affiliated faculty from other disciplines participate teach classes that count for PNP credit, and support PNP student’s research endeavors. PNP also funds Post-Doctoral Research Fellows. The Department of Philosophy also offers a Ph.D. in Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology.
Research & Publications
Research is actively encouraged at all levels of the PNP program. The PNP Research Centre sponsors a wide range of research activity, including conferences, workshops, seminar series and colloquia. Through the Research Centre the PNP program hosts visiting faculty, including the Clark-Way-Harris Visiting Professors. On the web, the Research Centre maintains an archive of papers and links of interest.learn about our research