Minimum Criteria: Be currently enrolled in undergraduate studies in a neuroscience related field
Requirement: Submit 1000-2000 word essay on neuroscience and behavior and your ideas for how behavioral health can be improved.
- How does behavioral neuroscience affect you?
- How can behavioral neuroscience be used to make the world a better place? For example, “nudging” is a term used in behavioral economics to describe subtle modifications in people’s behaviors for good.
- How can behavioral neuroscience be used to find new drugs and therapies?
- What are the biggest issues facing neuroscience and how can behavior affect these challenges? Some examples might be concussion, traumatic brain injuries, strokes, alzheimers and other neurodegenerative diseases.