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Nov 21st 2016

The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START), a Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence housed at the University of Maryland, offers a course looking at the who, what and how of Terrorism Studies, by introducing students to cutting-edge research from the social and behavioral sciences and the experts investigating these topics.

Average: 7 (4 votes)
Nov 21st 2016

To acquire an understanding of the fundamental concepts of genomics and biotechnology, and their implications for human biology, evolution, medicine, social policy and individual life path choices in the 21st century.

Average: 9 (5 votes)
Oct 17th 2016

This course is all about you ... your mind, your behavior, and what underlies them both. It will be a fast paced tour of the most important experiments in psychology, one that is intended to fascinate, inform, and provoke deep thought. Come learn about yourself with us!

Average: 7.1 (8 votes)
Sep 19th 2016

Maintain discipline and transform your classroom with one of three courses for teachers from the National STEM Learning Centre. This free online course is for teachers of science, technology, engineering and mathematics subjects, focusing mainly on the context of UK schools and colleges.

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Sep 5th 2016

This course will teach you the first principles of complexity, uncertainty and how to make decisions in a complex world.

Average: 8.2 (24 votes)
Aug 9th 2016

Explore the amazing range and complexity of wild animal behaviour. Discover how animals learn, communicate, find food, avoid predators, and interact socially.

Average: 7 (1 vote)
Jun 13th 2016

How a psychological understanding of our emotions and behaviour can give us new ways to improve mental health and well-being. Psychological therapies and the work of clinical psychologists are now very popular. This free online course provides an introduction to how psychologists understand emotions, behaviours and thinking patterns, and how this helps clinical psychologists make sense of their clients’ problems.

Average: 8.6 (7 votes)
May 16th 2016

Brain function determines our behavior and dictates who we are. Our brain function governs our every thoughts and every action. The brain processes information through the concerted activity of many neurons, which communicate with each other through contacts we call synapses organized in highly dynamic networks. In this course, we are taking a bottom up approach to studying the brain, starting from molecules to end with behaviors and mental disorders.

Average: 3.5 (2 votes)
May 9th 2016

This free online course will help you learn more about managing challenging behaviour in people with dementia. If you are a carer looking after a family member with dementia in your own home or a professional working with people with dementia, this free online course will help you better understand the person and develop the skills needed to manage their challenging behaviour.

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Apr 4th 2016

Learn to use principles and methods of behavioural economics to change behaviours, improve welfare and make better products and policy. How can we get people to save more money, eat healthy foods, engage in healthy behaviors, and make better choices in general? There has been a lot written about the fact that human beings do not process information and make decisions in an optimal fashion.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Nov 2nd 2015

Transform your classroom by making small shifts in your own behaviour. This free, online course has been developed by the National Science Learning Centre (United Kingdom) as part of their suite of high impact professional development for teachers of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Average: 2.3 (7 votes)
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There is no more salient topic in the global information age than the human condition, including learning, behavior and dysfunction.

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Mar 31st 2015

Learn the evidence-based models to promote social-emotional development for young children.

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Mar 16th 2015

Behavioral genetic methodologies from twin and adoption studies through DNA analysis will be described and applied to address longstanding questions about the origins of individual differences in behavioral traits.

Average: 6.5 (4 votes)
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Behaviors considered deviant or pathological & the various approaches to understanding & treating them.

Average: 6.7 (7 votes)
Self Paced

The course aims to present the main lines of the theoretical approaches and empirical contributions in the field of human development, describing cognitive, emotional and behavioral aspects.

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What do your dreams mean? Do men & women differ in the nature & intensity of their sexual desires? Why cant we tickle ourselves? Can Chimpanzees learn sign language? This course will try too answer these questions & many others, providing a comprehensive overview of the scientific study of thought & behavior.

Average: 7.8 (10 votes)
Self Paced

This course is designed to help you get started as a behavioral science student, become familiar with the academic programs within the field, and prepare you for your first meeting with your academic advisor or academic counselor once you make your decision about which program to pursue.

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The Science of Thought and Behavior.

Average: 4.8 (5 votes)
May 19th 2013

This course is ideal for students who would like to build their foundational knowledge of the field of psychology. It also provides an introduction for anyone who is interested in the enduring understanding of the field of psychology.

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