Psychology

Learning Theories

Learning Theories

In this course, Mr Martyn Quigley (University of Nottingham) discusses some classic psychological theories of learning. We begin, in module one, by thinking about the research of Ivan Pavlov and his theory of classical conditioning as a form of ...

Mr Martyn Quigley

Nottingham University

Psychology

Eating Behaviour

Eating Behaviour

In this course, Professor Jane Ogden (University of Surrey) discusses eating behaviour and its related problems. We begin by exploring why we eat what we eat, focussing on cognitive and developmental models of food preferences in module one and the ...

Prof. Jane Ogden

Surrey University

Psychology

Obedience

Obedience

In this course, Dr Stephen Gibson (York St John University) discusses Stanley Milgram’s obedience experiments. Module one begins by introducing Milgram’s experimental procedure and the findings which resulted from his study. We then ...

Dr Stephen Gibson

York St John University

Psychology

Forensic Psychology

Forensic Psychology

In this course, Professor David Canter (University of Liverpool) provides an introduction to the field of forensic psychology and some of the most important practices and areas of research associated with it ...

Prof. David Canter

Liverpool University

Psychology

Conformity

Conformity

In this course, Mr Kevin Silber (University of Derby) discusses conformity, a type of social influence which describes changes in a person’s behaviour, thoughts and feelings in response to a group norm. We begin with a definition of the term ...

Mr Kevin Silber

Derby University

Psychology

The Brain

The Brain

In this course, Mr Kevin Silber (University of Derby) discusses the anatomy and function of the human brain. We begin, in modules one and two, by looking at how the brain is structured before moving to think about the localisation of different ...

Mr Kevin Silber

Derby University