Study the behavioral genetics of anxiety. Explore the nature and history of human consciousness. Learn about non-human artificial and animal intelligence.

The Robert H.N. Ho Mind, Brain, and Behavior Initiative (MBBI) builds on more than 200 years of excellence in teaching and research in natural and social sciences and the humanities.

Funding Interdisciplinary Research & Activities

The Mind, Brain, Behavior Initiative serves as an intellectual bridge that spans Colgate's liberal arts curriculum and brings outstanding faculty and students together in innovative ways. 

By sparking conversations and fostering collaboration, MBBI grant funding helps create new avenues of research and discovery to address the most urgent and exciting challenges of our time.

A Center for Scholarship

Housed in the east wing of Olin Hall, the Robert H.N. Ho Mind, Brain, and Behavior Center enables faculty and staff to cross disciplinary bridges that will help unlock the mysteries of the mind, enliven our intellectual and social community, energize our broader culture of inquiry, and move Colgate to the forefront of discovery for the next century to come.