jyotsnaFeb 21, 2013
Currently i am in Third year B.Sc Lifesciences i want to know more about (Neurobiology) Neuroscience...
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Ybcounsellor - Dear Jyotsna,

Education in neuroscience prepares students for a wide range of career paths. Since the brain is involved in every important human endeavor. Understanding brain function and dysfunction is critical in many fields, including medicine, psychology, law, engineering, education, and public policy. Since neuroscience is a highly interdisciplinary field, students learn to incorporate knowledge from many levels (from molecules to man) to solve complex problems. Rigorous training in a highly relevant field provides neuroscience students with a wide range of career options.

Traditional Neuroscience Careers :

Neuroscientist - General term for someone who studies the nervous system.
Neuroanatomist - Studies the structure (anatomy) of the nervous system.
Neurobiologist - Studies the biology of the nervous system.
Neurochemist - Studies the chemistry (for example, neurotransmitters) of the nervous system.
Neurological Surgeon - An M.D. who performs surgery on the nervous system (brain, spinal, nerves).
Neurologist - An M.D. who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system.
Neuropathologist - An M.D. or Ph.D. who studies diseases of the nervous system.
Neuropharmacologist - Studies the action of drugs on the nervous system and/or behavior.
Neurophysiologist - Studies the physiology (electrical responses) of the nervous system.
Neuropsychologist - Studies brain/behavior relationships especially cognitive function.
Neuroradiologist - Uses imaging methods such as X-ray, MRI, CT and angiography to diagnose diseases of the nervous system.
Psychobiologist Biological Psychologist - Studies the neural basis of behavior.
Psychiatrist - M.D. who diagnoses and treats mental disorders.
Neuroscience Nurse - Nurse who cares for patients with neurological disorders and assists other neuroscience-related health care professionals.
Psychophysicist - Measures perceptual abilities.
Electroneurodiagnostic Technician - Records electrical activity from the brain (electroencephalograms; evoked potentials) and spinal cord.

But all these career options would require a master's ie: M.Sc in the respective field.

Good luck!
Feb 27, 2013

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