Sunday, July 26, 2020 - 00:00

Sun, July 26, 2020 12:00 AM - Sat, August 8, 2020, 12:00 AM UBC Vancouver Campus. This course is part of the UBC Future Global Leaders Pre-University Program for high school students ages 15-18, and is offered at UBC Vancouver. This program offers the option to stay in a UBC student residence during the program or commute daily.

Explore a range of contemporary topics in psychological research, including science communication, data mining, the war on science, the replicability crisis and the ethical considerations of genetic engineering.

Examine the unique issues faced by each area of psychology research: neuroscience, developmental, social/personality, health, cognitive and clinical, and what concerns are shared across this diverse discipline.

Develop the skills to critically analyze and evaluate the complexities of psychological research in the modern era.

Who should take this course?
This course is ideal if you’re interested in psychology, sociology, neuroscience or public health.

Your instructor
KYLE GOODERHAM is a PhD student at the Attentional Neuroscience Laboratory in the Department of Psychology at the University of British Columbia. He works to understand how lifestyle behaviours affect cognition, and how those relationships can be leveraged in support of public health. Kyle is the co-host of Brain Buzz, a podcast that makes research fun, accessible and engaging for everyone.

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