How does our brain separate the sound of a Ferrari from the background noise of other car engines, or the face of a friend from other faces in a crowd? How do different parts of the brain interact when we perform everyday activities like riding a bicycle, typing a summary and drinking a cup of coffee? And how are fMRI signals related to neural activity? If these questions intrigue you, the Cognitive Neuroscience specialisation of the master's in Psychology might be a good fit for you. You’ll gain in-depth knowledge of human brain function and cognition, and you'll get practical training in the application of non-invasive brain imaging techniques such as EEG and fMRI. Upon graduation, you'll be an expert in cognitive psychology as well as in neuroscientific methods, leaving you well-equipped for a career in applied and clinical research at universities, research institutes, educational institutes or commercial research organisations.
Meet Joëlle: the student ambassador for Cognitive Neuroscience.
On her Instagram account she shares her study experiences, moments of her life in Maastricht, and much more. Follow her to get a sneak peak of your possible future!
If you have questions about the programme and/or about (student) life in Maastricht, don't hesitate to get in touch with Joëlle through her Instagram page; she's happy to help you with your study choice, as previous student ambassadors helped her with hers.
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