Neuropsychology and Cognitive Neuroscience

Neuro1The goal of the Neuropsychology and Cognitive Neuroscience program area is to bridge psychology and neuroscience in the scientific study of brains and behavior. This program area administers two distinct concentrations: 1) the Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (CAN) concentration and 2) the Clinical Neuropsychology (CLN) concentration, which is jointly administered with the Clinical program area.

The Neuropsychology and Cognitive Neuroscience program area maintains strong inter- and transdisciplinary collaborations and scientific training. Students in the CAN or CLN concentrations work on a broad array of topics in cognitive neuroscience and neuropsychology studying healthy human function and clinical populations across the lifespan. The various research projects aim at understanding both functional and dysfunctional brain-behavior relationships at various levels, and provide in-depth training for careers in basic or applied research. Descriptions of each faculty member’s research interests can be found at the links above.

Associated faculty have their primary appointments in other departments and are located across the Georgia State campus. They participate in and contribute to the research and educational activities of the Neuropsychology and Cognitive Neuroscience program area, as well as to neuroscience- and psychology-related activities in their home departments. Associated faculty are also part of the graduate faculty and like Core faculty, can serve as supervisors or co-supervisors for graduate students in the Neuropsychology and Cognitive Neuroscience research area.


Elliott Albers
Kyle Frantz
Matthew Grober
Kim Huhman
Anne Murphy
Sarah Pallas
Marise Parent
Aras Petrulis
Walt Wilczynski

Interdisciplinary Initiatives

Brains & Behavior Program
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Center for Behavioral Neuroscience
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Center for Research on Atypical Development and Learning
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Center for Advanced Brain Imaging
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Language Research Center
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Regents Center for Learning Disorders
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