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Reasonable Conduct in Science

This one-week course brings together graduate students and researchers in the field of neuroscience and cognitionfor the purpose of exploring theethical issues of scientific research,and how to conduct responsible research.All MIT graduate students in Brain and Cognitive Sciences are required to take this course and pass a written exam in order to perform research on human subjects.This course is offered during the Independent Activities Period (IAP), which is a special 4-week term at MIT tha...

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This one-week course brings together graduate students and researchers in the field of neuroscience and cognitionfor the purpose of exploring theethical issues of scientific research,and how to conduct responsible research.All MIT graduate students in Brain and Cognitive Sciences are required to take this course and pass a written exam in order to perform research on human subjects.This course is offered during the Independent Activities Period (IAP), which is a special 4-week term at MIT that runs from the first week of January until the end of the month.To provide instruction and dialog on practical ethical issues relating to the responsible conduct of human and animal research in the brain and cognitive sciences. Specific emphasis will be placed on topics relevant to young researchers including data handling, animal and human subjects, misconduct, mentoring, intellectual property, and publication.

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  • Days of the Week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Prof. Matthew Wilson
  • Cost: Free
  • Institution: MIT OCW

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About MIT OCW: MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.

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