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Sep 25th 2017

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: 8.9 (9 votes)
Sep 25th 2017

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: 6.6 (5 votes)
Sep 18th 2017

This course highlights the most interesting experiments within the field of psychology, discussing the implications of those studies for our understanding of the human mind and human behavior. We will explore the brain and some of the cognitive abilities it supports like memory, learning, attention, perception and consciousness.

Average: 6.3 (13 votes)

Sep 18th 2017

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 18th 2017

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: 6.3 (6 votes)
Sep 12th 2017

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

Average: 7.4 (7 votes)

Sep 4th 2017

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

Average: 8.2 (25 votes)
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Behaviors considered deviant or pathological & the various approaches to understanding & treating them. Empirical & Theoretical approaches to the explanation of psychological dysfunction.

Average: 6.6 (10 votes)
Jun 12th 2017

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: 7.2 (13 votes)
Jun 12th 2017

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.

Average: 9 (1 vote)
Feb 7th 2017

Learn about the relationship between stress and physical and mental health and the treatment of abnormal behavior, including psychological disorders. This psychology course is all about the relationship between health and behavior. We will examine stress as a concept and learn about its relation to health and psychological adjustment. We will discuss abnormal behavior and how psychologists assess it as well as a wide range of psychological disorders and approaches to their treatment.

Average: 3.5 (2 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)