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Psychological and Brain Sciences

Dartmouth Alums With This Major

  • Assistant Chief Counsel, Food and Drug Administration
    (MD, Dartmouth '02)
  • Managing Director & Portfolio Manager, Marketable Alternatives, Verdis Investment
    (PA, Dartmouth '02)
  • Family Practice Physician, Maine Medical Center
    (ME, Dartmouth '02)
  • Corporate Paralegal, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
    (NY, Dartmouth ‘06)
  • Senior Consultant, FSG (non-profit consulting)
    (CA, Dartmouth '04)
  • Senior Benefits Business Partner, Target
    (MN, Dartmouth '00)
  • Graphic Designer Consultant, Pickett Design
    (CA, Dartmouth '01)
  • Physician Postdoctoral Fellow, Clinical Excellence Research Center, Stanford University
    (CA, Dartmouth '01)

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Major Description

The department offers students two main areas of concentration - "Psychology" and "Neuroscience".

Skills Acquired

What is this?

  • Critical Thinking and Analysis
  • Quantitative Analysis and Hypothesis Testing
  • Problem Solving/Heuristics
  • Research/Technical skills
  • Presentation/Scientific Communication skills

Possible Career Paths

  • Research
  • Education
  • Law
  • Health Care
  • Marketing
  • Consulting
  • Human Resources
  • Business & Industry
  • Human Services (Direct Care and Administration)

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Last Updated: 3/29/13