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Behavioral Science: Theory and Application of Experimental Methods

Behavioral Science: Theory and Application of Experimental Methods

Term
Course Number
BDS 501 675
Course Code
BDS501675
Course Key
66950
Day(s)
Wednesday
Time
5:00pm-8:00pm
Instructor
Course Description
Permits offered to non-MBDS students if space is available. Request a permit here: www.sas.upenn.edu/lps/graduate/mbds/permit-request. Core MBDS course. This course covers essential features of experimental methodology and experimental design and the interpretation of experimental findings into actionable insights. Topics discussed will include: randomized controlled trials (RCTs) ethics of experimental research and  issues in reliability, replicability, validity and generalizability. You will practice generating ideas, writing brief referee reports and become well versed in how to read and interpret experimental research articles.