UH Ethics in Science Lecture Series: Behavioral Concepts and the Sciences of Human Behavior

UH Ethics in Science Lecture Series: Behavioral Concepts and the Sciences of Human Behavior

University of Houston Helen Longino, Ph.D., UH Ethics in Science Lecture, April 21

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Fri., April 21, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 2017
FREE
Our invited speaker is Helen Longino, Ph.D. from Stanford University. She will discuss: What do researchers measure when measuring behavior? This talk explores the ways behavioral concepts are operationalized/defined for scientific study, the ways in which social preconceptions and values still permeate such concepts, and some of the social consequences of the particular operationalizations adopted. The focus will be on concepts of aggression and of sexuality.

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