Preparation for the B-thesis regarding methods, statistics, writing and
In this course students are preparing for their B-thesis. 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.
The course will cover among others literature search, operationalisation
of research questions, quality control of data, choosing the appropriate
measurements and statistical analyses, and communication of research
results. At the end of the course students will have written and
presented a research proposal which serves as the starting point for
Two lectures and one practical session per week.
Exam (40%), research proposal (40%), presentation (20%). The final grade
is registered only upon completion of all class assignments.
Literature will be announced at the start of the course.
The course is open for minor students Genes, Brain and Behaviour. Other
students are welcome, but please see the coordinator first to discuss
enrolment. Note that the course prepares for a B-thesis Genes, Brain and