Neuroscience of Leadership Psychology Area of Emphasis

The Neuroscience of Leadership Psychology area of emphasis provides students with an interest in how neuroscience is informing leadership and organizational behavior the opportunity to examine what is known about brain functions and the nervous system and apply this to leadership and organizational contexts for a new perspective and understanding.  This is an interdisciplinary area of emphasis focusing on Leadership

Psychology and Neuropsychology.  A specialization in the Neuroscience of Leadership prepares professionals to complete neuroscience based research to make their own contribution to the current research and to consult to organizations and leaders based on what is known about the functions of the brain and nervous system and linked behavioral responses in applicable ways to bring new and valuable insight to leaders across industries.  

Students who choose the Neuroscience of Leadership Psychology Area of Emphasis will take the following two courses.

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