Neuroscience is increasing our knowledge of the functioning and structure of the human nervous system at a quickening pace, but at the same time it forces people to consider the motives of their actions and the limits of free will. At the University of Turku, challenges from neuroscience are met with a project combining philosophy, law and psychiatry.
Students of the Master’s Degree Program in Human Neuroscience will learn noninvasive imaging methods to investigate brain activation and structure as well as behavioral methods to measure human cognition and performance.
Minor in neuroscience provides a solid introduction to the neural basis of human brain functions and to clinical neuroscience.
Turku Brain and Mind Center (TBMC) was created in 2011 and it gathers more than twenty research groups from various fields of neuroscience in Turku.