ABSC 509: Contemporary Behavioral Science: Historical, Conceptual, and Comparative Foundations (3)

This course provides a survey of modern behavioral science and its applications. It reviews the field's history; integrates its sub-disciplines; situates it within the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities; and compares and contrasts it with other perspectives. It covers recent advances in research, their implications for understanding human behavior, and their application to solving societal problems. And, it addresses the ethical implications of applied behavioral science. (Formerly HDFL/ PSYC 641.) Prerequisite: ABSC 100/101 or ABSC/HDFL 140, and ABSC/HDFL 304 or instructor permission. LEC
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