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Behavioral Science: Scientific Tools of Behavioral Science

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Behavioral research is conducted by scientists who are interested in understanding the behavior of human beings and animals. They demand that knowledge be gained through the accumulation of empirical data, as prescribed by the scientific method. This segment discusses the methodologies that behavioral scientists use for conducting research. Part of the "Behavioral Science" series.

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Behavioral Science
Episode 1
28 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
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Behavioral Science
Episode 2
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Behavioral Science
Episode 3
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Behavioral Science
Episode 4
30 minutes 55 seconds
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Behavioral Science
Episode 5
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Behavioral Science
Episode 6
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Behavioral Science
Episode 7
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