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Neuroscience is a psychological and medical term for questions about the workings of the brain and the nervous system generally.

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Advice in Navigating Concerns in Pursuing an Interdisciplinary PhD in Computer Science and Neuroscience

I graduated both my undergraduate and master's degree in Computer Science and currently working in academia. I am applying for a PhD call (Finland) focusing on AI and data science. I didn't realize ...
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From mathematics to neuroscience?

I'm a second-year mathematics undergraduate, and I am really interested in neuroscience and medicine. I would like to pursue a career in research or applications in the above mentioned field. I have ...
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In my 2nd year of PhD, and I feel like a technician

I am in my 2nd year of a neurosceince PhD in europe. The project had a very clear vision even before I had applied. This meant that I came into a project which was well defined and planned with many ...
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BSc in Chemistry during PhD?

I have a BSc in Psychology with a strong focus on neuroscience and am currently studying Molecular Neuroscience. Next year I want to start my PhD in molecular Neuroscience but I am really interested ...
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Should I explain my grades in my application to grad school?

First, some general information about me. I am studying in an integrated bachelor's and master's program majoring in biology at a top-20 institute in India. In most aspects, my application (in my ...
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How can I maximize my chances on PhD programs at the intersection of AI and neuroscience?

I am currently applying to graduate school and am looking for some advice. I am 10 years out of undergrad and was an entrepreneur in industry before deciding to pursue graduate school Unfortunately, I ...
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Is there a reason Ph.D. programs are focusing on the GPA of the last 60 credits?

I've been researching getting into a Ph.D. program for neuroscience, and I'm seeing stuff like this: A minimum average of 3.00/4.00 for the final 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of undergraduate ...
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Career opportunities switching from academia to industry [closed]

I'm a physics Undergrad with a huge interest in computation and want to switch to industry. But I also don't want to lose the aspect of the research component of academia. I'm widely interested in ...
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Career Planning to optimize for Biomedical Research [closed]

I completed my A-levels with good grades (4.0) and want to work as a biomedical researcher (I am not so certain about the specific field but for now I really like Neuroscience especially Brain-Machine-...
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Lecturing in different fields

Do you need several PhD’s to lecture in different fields (cognitive neuroscience and psychology)? Usually?
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Is it possible to get into a phD program without research experience straight from undergrad?

A little background on myself: I am a senior in undergrad with a major in Neuroscience and Cognitive science and minors in biochemistry and math. I switched my major fairly late and I never got the ...
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I want to study human brain and consciousness. Should i study neuroscience or neuro-physics? [closed]

I am a high school student and my dream is to study about human brain and consciousness. Which subject should I study in university, neuroscience or neuro-physics (which is a branch of biophysics)?
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Submitting two related papers to two journals simultaneously [duplicate]

I have spent 2+ years working on a project in computational neuroscience that has interest for clinicians and now I am starting to write the paper text. I want to submit it to one of neurology-related ...
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What Are Companion Journals?

Elsevier launched new NeuroImage: Report as a companion journal to NeuroImage. What does companion mean here in terms of publishing content, cite-score and impact factors.
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Loss of novelty while under review

Asking this question for a friend (also motivated by this PhD thesis: novelty at the time of proposal but not submission). Field: Neuroscience. Initially, when the paper was written up, there was no ...
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How to choose good journal in neuroscience with no fee? [closed]

I'm a post-doc but with some other post-doc from other labs we are doing research in neurosciences in our free time, and so we are not funding for these projects. But we would like to publish in a ...
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Master's necessary post-PhD for switching field (neuroscience -> bio/statistics)? [closed]

I have a PhD in Neuroscience and am currently a postdoc. Until now, I have been pursuing a career as an independent investigator (PI) in neurobiology. I've had a change of heart because I don't want ...
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