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Developmental Disorders

This course explores maladaptive behaviors, cognitions, and emotions in child development using the biopsychosocial model. This model addresses the multilayered and hierarchical contexts of the child’s life by considering multiple perspectives as regards the genetic, psychological,…

The Big Rethink: New Ideas for People and Planet

In this interdisciplinary course, we will supercharge our imagination to think radically different about how to solve the big challenges of our time. We currently face several existential crises simultaneously – climate emergency, nuclear proliferation, income…

Health and Gender Inequalities: Past, Present, and Future

By looking into empirical, historical data and research, this course investigates how women’s health and wellbeing have been neglected historically because most doctors and research participants have been men. How has that impacted women’s health outcomes…

Digital Media in Marketing

This course explores the impact technology has had on the marketing industry, particularly with the advent of the internet. Technological advances have made the latest tools in media production, online media, and social media available to…

Digital Media in Marketing

Transgender in Scandinavia

Transgender celebrities such as Caitlin Jenner and Laverne Cox fueled mainstream interest in transgender lives and experiences. But trans and queer communities have long fought for trans persons’ rights to be ‘true to self.’ This course…

Transgender in Scandinavia

Statistics

This is an introduction to visualization and statistical methods for the analysis of biological data. Emphasizing both a conceptual understanding and analysis of real data sets, the course covers biological experiment design, methods of data collection,…

Biostatistics

Public Mental Health

This course introduces you to the common mental disorders and their impact on daily life. We explore the different challenges faced by those with mental health conditions. Through peer-reviewed literature, policy briefs, popular media, and discussions…

Public Mental Health

Neuroscience of Emotion

How do we understand the interplay of human emotions and their neural networks? This course applies findings from the interdisciplinary field of neuroscience and the psychological study of cognition, emotion, and personality. Basic, complex, and social…

Affective Neuroscience: Emotions, Cognition, and Behavior

Development and Programming of Serious Games

Serious games use game design theories and technology to inform, advertise, educate, and motivate. Industries as varied as defense, healthcare, and city planning use serious games to increase productivity, understand problems, or even learn completely new…

DIS Summer, Copenhagen, Development and Programming of Serious Games

Sustainable Denmark: Solutions and Dilemmas

Sustainable development is one of the most important challenges of our time. The 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals provide an essential framework to identify sustainable solution opportunities. This course explores key societal challenges and themes,…

Sustainable Denmark: Solutions to Dilemmas, summer elective course at DIS Copenhagen