Now accepting applications for Fall 2021, deadline Dec 15. Questions can be directed to Dr. Gideon Caplovitz, director of CBS (gcaplovitz@unr.edu).

Dr. Haigh is looking for 1-2 graduate students, one of whom will be responsible for leading a funded project on sensory processing in schizotypy/schizophrenia. The lab focuses on sensory processing in clinical and in neurotypical individuals using behavioral, electrophysiological, and neuroimaging methods. For more information on current projects, please see the lab website and follow on Twitter @sm_haigh. To discuss research project, please contact shaigh@unr.edu.

The CBS program welcomes new faculty member Dr. Edward Ester.

Department of Psychology/0296 University of Nevada, Reno Reno, NV 89557 Phone: (775) 784-6828

The Cognitive and Brain Sciences Program is a graduate program within the Department of Psychology that specializes in training students in the neural bases of human behavior, cognition, and perception. This research focused graduate program has strong collaborative links with several other departments on campus, including Biology, Medicine, Computer Science; the Graduate Programs in Biomedical Engineering and Neuroscience; and the COBRE-sponsored Center for Integrative Neuroscience. The department has also established two new EPSCoR research initiatives, linking research labs with multiple research institutions across the country to study attention and perception.

The Graduate Program offers programs of study leading to the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees. Students are given a strong foundation in current theory and methods and have the opportunity to specialize within a number of substantive areas of research that include:

The university is located in Reno, a community of approximately 250,000. Located on the eastern edge of the Sierras, the city is a major tourist destination and offers a mild climate, spectacular outdoor environments, and wide range of outdoor activities. The town is within an hour's drive of Lake Tahoe and several major ski resorts. San Francisco is a 4-hour drive.