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    "Anyone studying the causes or consequences of human thought and behavior is doing social science".
    H. Russell Bernard - Director, Institute for Social Science Research, ASU

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The ISSR provides seed grants of up to $8000 to all ASU investigators (on any ASU campus in any school) conducting research in the social
sciences. The deliverable on ISSR seed grants is a proposal to an external agency. Proposal cycle is once per semester.

Focus Group room with one way mirror and separate observation room. State-of the art interview lab  with video and iMotions biometric hardware and software — including facial expression recognition, galvanic skin response and eye tracking.

Open to graduate students across ASU. This certificate prepares students and professionals to acquire, manage, and analyze a broad range of data on human thought and human behavior. All students in this program will demonstrate skills in statistical analysis plus skills in a selection of methods related to their interests.

Open to all undergraduate students across ASU. This certificate prepares students and professionals to acquire, manage, and analyze a broad range of data on human thought and human behavior. All students in this program will demonstrate skills in statistical analysis plus skills in a selection of methods related to their interests.

The ISSR offers hands on social science research methods workshops throughout the academic  year to advance skills in the collection and analysis of social science data. These workshops are open to all ASU faculty, staff, students and the general public.

Each semester the ISSR holds a graduate student poster competition. This contest is open to any student (on any ASU campus or any school) doing social science research. Cash prizes awarded. "Anyone studying the causes or consequences of human thought and behavior is doing social science". H. Russell Bernard, Director ISSR

A list of social science methods courses compiled from the ASU course catalog as a reference for students considering the Graduate Certificate in Social Science Research Methods

A List of social science methods courses compiled from the ASU course catalog as a reference for students considering the Undergraduate Certificate in Social Science Research Methods.