Welcome to The University of Southern Mississippi and the Brain and Behavior web site. We thank you for visiting and hope that the links will provide you with the information you are seeking. Here you will find links to our various research areas/facilities. If we can be of any further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.


The Brain and Behavior emphasis area is designed for those planning careers as instructors/researchers in academic settings and researchers in nonacademic settings.  All students are expected to (1) gain understanding of the fundamental areas of psychology (2) acquire a high level of sophistication in statistics, experimental design, data analysis, psychological measurement and quantitative methods, and (3) gain expertise and conduct research in a specialized area of study.