Methodology 3 and start B-thesis

2019-2020
Dit vak wordt in het Engels aangeboden. Omschrijvingen kunnen daardoor mogelijk alleen in het Engels worden weergegeven.

Doel vak

Preparation for the B-thesis regarding methods, statistics, writing and
presenting.

Inhoud vak

In this course students will prepare for their B-thesis at the
department of Biological or Cognitive Psychology. This course is part of
the 3rd year Psychology track Genes, Brain, and Behaviour. Students
choose a B-thesis topic and will explore how various research designs
and analyses techniques may be used to shed more light on their topic.
In a series of tutorials, practical aspects are discussed in conducting
and reporting research in Biological or Cognitive Psychology. In a
series of lectures, a brief overview is given of the application of
univariate statistics in experimental and nonexperimental research. At
the end of the course students will have written and presented a
research proposal which serves as the starting point for their B-thesis.

Onderwijsvorm

Two lectures and one tutorial per week.

Toetsvorm

Exam (40%), research proposal (50%), presentation (10%) plus additional
assignments that need to be passed. All grades need to be 5.5 or higher
in order to pass the course.The final grade is registered only upon
completion of all class assignments.

Vereiste voorkennis

The course is open for minor students Genes, Brain and Behaviour. This
course is not recommended for students who do not continue with the
B-thesis in the minor Genes, Brain and Behaviour. When in doubt, please,
contact the coordinator first to discuss enrolment.

Overige informatie

This course is taught in English.

Algemene informatie

Vakcode P_BM3BTH
Studiepunten 6 EC
Periode P4
Vakniveau 300
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit Fac. der Gedrags- en Bewegingswetensch.
Vakcoördinator dr. S.A. Los
Examinator dr. S.A. Los
Docenten dr. E. van Bergen
dr. S.A. Los

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