Welcome to Brain and Cognitive Science at USC!

The Ph.D. program in Brain and Cognitive Science at the University of Southern California provides comprehensive training for students with a keen interest in understanding cognition, motivation, emotion and perception in terms of the underlying brain processes and manifested behaviors. Our Faculty have world renowned expertise in a wide range of areas. We prepare our graduates to be at the forefront of knowledge creation in one of the most exciting fields of our time, at the confluence of psychology, biology and neuroscience.