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DIS Stockholm - Neuroscience
Stockholm, Sweden (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
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Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
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Fall,
Spring
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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2021 09/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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Program Partner:
DIS - Danish Institute for Study Abroad
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Program Term(s):
Semester/Year
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Minimum Class Standing:
Junior
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Minimum GPA:
3.00
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Prerequisites:
Yes
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Previous Language Study Req?:
No
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Language of Instruction:
English
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Language courses offered:
Swedish
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Meet Language Reqt in One Semester?:
Yes
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Housing Options:
Apartment (Shared), Homestay, Other, Residence Hall
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Areas of Study:
Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Neuroscience, Pre-Med, Psychology Program Design: Study Center, Theme based
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Additional Program Options:
Community Engagement, Field Study
Program Description:
Program Description:
Neuroscience
How do we understand the interplay between human emotions and neural networks?

As humans, emotions are intrinsic to our socialization, and influence our cognition and behavior. Study and research the underlying neural networks linked to the experience, understanding, and expression of emotions.

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IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU?
It's a good fit if you study:
  • Neuroscience
  • Psychology
  • Pre-Medicine/Health Science
CORE COURSE OPTIONS

Affective Neuroscience: Emotions, Cognition, and Behavior
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
In this course, we aim to understand the interplay between human emotions, cognitive processes, and their neural networks. To achieve this, we use findings from the interdisciplinary field of neuroscience and the psychological study and cognition and emotion. Basic, complex, and social emotions are explored from the perspective of, e.g., the subjective experience of emotion, non-conscious processes, how emotions are interpreted, expressed or regulated. Affective systems, neural networks, and their relationship to cognitive processes such as attention, learning, memory, decision making are addressed. Where relevant, human brain imaging findings, pathological conditions, treatment and cultural perspectives are considered.
Week-Long Study Tour: Paris
Core Course Week: Sweden
Prerequisite: One semester of neuroscience, physiological psychology, or biological psychology at university level.
Corequisite: Affective Neuroscience Research Lab 

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