Brain and cognitive sciences collectively pursues understanding of not only neuroscience but also the psychology and cognitive processes of human brain. The cutting-edge field also attempts to take advantage of latest technologies and adopt research paradigm shift originating from NT-BT-IT fusion. The Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences was established to play a leading role in education and research in this integrated field science focused on brain and mind.
The educational aim of the Department encompasses the fields of neuroscience, neuropharmacology, cognitive science, and neuroengineering.
Women scientists trained and educated in the Department will contribute to advancing brain and cognitive science of the 21st century promoting understanding of human mind and developing novel therapies for neurological diseases.