Department of Applied Behavioral Science

Why study applied behavioral science?

The Department of Applied Behavioral Science offers a curriculum through which students learn how to examine and address problems of social importance across the lifespan. Students receive training in the application of behavioral science to improve the human condition through prevention and intervention.

Affiliated Research and Training Programs

For information about the Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies, Juniper Gardens Children’s Project, the Research and Training Center for Independent Living, the Center for Community Health and Development, Cofrin Logan Center for Addiction Research and Treatment, and the Kansas Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center, visit the KU Life Span Institute. For information about Clinical Child Psychology, visit the program's website.

For information about the Center for Applied Behavioral Economics, Edna A. Hill Child Development Center, and the Performance Management Laboratory, visit the ABS department website.