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Course module: 530037-B-6
530037-B-6
Behavioral Change
Course info
Course module530037-B-6
Credits (ECTS)6
CategoryBA (Bachelor)
Course typeCourse
Language of instructionEnglish
Offered byTilburg University; Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences; TSB: Social Psychology; Social Psychology;
Is part of
B Psychology (Dutch)
B Psychology (English)
Lecturer(s)
Lecturer
dr. C. Kogler
Other course modules lecturer
Academic year2020
Starting block
BLOK 1
Course mode
Full-time
RemarksCaution: this information is subject to change
Registration openfrom 17/08/2020 up to and including 20/08/2021
Aims
This course introduces experimental and applied approaches to behavioral change, with a particular focus on "nudging". 1.) You will be able to understand and critically evaluate the scientific literature and approaches within the topic of behavioral change via presentations and group discussions. 2.) You will acquire theoretical knowledge and be able to explain the psychological principles and phenomena underlying behavioral change interventions. 3.) You will be familiar with different methods and life domains in which these psychological principles can invoke real-world change. 4.) Finally, you will have acquired the skills to design behavioral intervention programs, applying your skills and knowledge to new contexts.
Content
Topics, Attendance, and Exam Information

The topics of this course include an introduction to behavioral change interventions and nudging, interventions and nudges in policy-making, ethical aspects, reactance to nudges and algorithms, and the impact of social norms. Attendance of course meetings is mandatory. The final exam will consist of both multiple choice and open questions.

Required Prerequisites

This course is only avaiable to students of the Major Track Economic Psychology.
Contact person
dr. C. Kogler
Timetable information
Behavioral Change
Written test opportunities
DescriptionTestBlockOpportunityDate
Written test opportunities (HIST)
DescriptionTestBlockOpportunityDate
Schriftelijk / WrittenEXAM_01BLOK 1124-10-2020
Schriftelijk / WrittenEXAM_01BLOK 2212-01-2021
Required materials
Articles
The readings for this course consists mainly of scientific journal articles. The required literature is listed in the syllabus and also available on CANVAS.
Recommended materials
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Tests
Attendance

Written

Paper

Presentation

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