Behavior and the Nervous System
Research in neuroscience and animal behavior is integrated into the BFB curriculum from early coursework in the major, to collaborative research experiences in small teams of students, to long-term student/faculty collaboration on federally-funded research project. Neuroscience and Animal Behavior students at F&M often serve as coauthors on publications and/or present their research at national meetings of professional societies in neuroscience, biology, psychology, and animal behavior (e.g., The Society for Neuroscience, The American Psychological Association; see below for additional details).
At first glance, “Scientific Foundations of Zoos and Aquariums: Their Role in Conservation and Research” sounds like a title drafted to appeal just to scientists, but a Franklin & Marshall College...Read More
Yellow, spotted and about 12 inches long, the gecko scampered around until F&M senior Camden McMillian set the eyelet of a skewer before him. After a few hopeful moments, the little lizard approached...Read More
Franklin & Marshall College’s Associate Professor of Psychology Elizabeth Lonsdorf, who studies chimpanzee behavior at the world-famous Gombe Stream Research Centre in Tanzania, received a...Read More