Behavioural Science - Online Courses

September 16, 2021
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Behavioural Science - Online Courses

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Today there's a huge demand from people to learn online because of the rapid change of the world. The coronavirus outbreak has changed teaching methods across the globe and online learning has become more centric in people's lives.

Advantages of online learning?

  • Online courses from the comfort of your own home, wherever you are
  • Arrange your schedule according to your convenience - flexibility, self-paced learning
  • Lower costs - forget about commuting (for payable courses)
  • Ability to work a job while you study

Disadvantages of online learning?

  • Social isolation - you can learn a lot from being in the company of other students, peers, and teachers
  • Lack of face-to-face communication
  • Online student feedback is limited
  • E-Learning requires strong self-motivation and time management skills

See the list below with courses about Psychology, Behavioral Economics and Behavioral Science from numerous online learning platforms:


Behavioural Economics in Action (Free)

Learn to use principles and methods of behavioural economics to change behaviours, improve welfare and make better products and policies.

Adaptive Markets: Financial Market Dynamics and Human Behavior (Free)

A completely new way of thinking about financial markets, institutions, and innovation that reconciles human behaviour with market efficiency using concepts from evolutionary biology, cognitive neuroscience, and artificial intelligence.

The Science of Everyday Thinking (Free)

The psychology of our everyday thinking: why people believe weird things, how we form and change our opinions, why our expectations skew our judgments, and how we can make better decisions.

Other edX Behavioral Psychology Courses

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Applied Behavioural Science (Paid)

A practical step by step approach showing you how to use behavioural interventions to solve your problems.

Behavioural Economics (Paid)

This course covers behavioural principles such as nudging, framing, social proof, scarcity, commitment devices and even the ethics behind it all.

Other 42courses


Influencing People (Free)

The influence strategies you learn in this course will make you a more confident and influential leader, presenter, and decision-maker.

Model Thinking (Free)

The models covered in this class provide a foundation for future social science classes, whether they be in economics, political science, business, or sociology.


Brain and Behavioral Science Fundamentals (Free)

Learn basic principles of brain and behavioural science that you can apply to the design of products and services.


Decision-Making: Judgements, Biases and Nudges (Paid)

Improve your personal and professional decision-making with a step-by-step guide to identify and address strategic flaws.


Intro to Psychology (Free)

Critically evaluate psychological research and have a more in-depth understanding of human thought and behaviour.

Knowledge-Based AI: Cognitive Systems (Free)

Structured knowledge representations, as well as knowledge-based methods of problem-solving, planning, decision-making, and learning.

The Great Courses

Behavioral Economics: When Psychology and Economics Collide (Paid)

A deeper awareness of how you make decisions, and what steps you can take to make better ones.

Linkedin Learning

The science of behavior (Free or Paid)

Learn about the science of human behaviour, and how it applies to user experience and design in general.

Unconscious Bias (Free or Paid)

Recognize and acknowledge your own biases so that you can identify them when making decisions, and prevent yourself from making calls based on a biased viewpoint.

Confronting Bias: Thriving Across Our Differences (Free or Paid)

Discussion on the impact of our cultural lens on our daily relations and how to counter bias in our words and actions.


Social Psychology: Biases (Free or Paid)

Learn about how today's advertisers, marketers, and scientists first of all who bombard you with those ads all over our social networks, how they experiment with our brains, and how they made someone buy certain things or just to explain that "unexpected" behaviour.

Learn Psychology: How Your Mind Works (Free or Paid)

A short journey through the basic topics of psychology and teaches you how your mind really works.


The Behaviour Change by Design Annual Lecture 2018 by David Halpern, Chief Executive of the Behavioural Insight Team

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