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Psychology

Research Methods – Probability

This course, by Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham), explores probability within the field of statistics. In the first module, we look to understand what statistics are and why they matter. In the second module, we think about...

6 lectures

0:47:05

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

History

Cold War – Reagan, Gorbachev and the End of the Cold War, 1979-1991

In this course, Professor Andrew Preston (University of Cambridge) examines the end of the Cold War from 1979 to 1991. In the first module, we introduce the topic as a whole. After this, we examine the period of renewed escalation from 1979 to...

5 lectures

0:45:28

Prof. Andrew Preston

Cambridge University

Psychology

Issues and Debates – Individual Versus Situational Factors

This course, by Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham), explores the individual versus situational factors debate. In the first module, we think about what drives behaviour and the tendency to focus on internal/individual factors when...

5 lectures

0:42:31

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Psychology

Psychological Approaches – Visual Perception from Biological and Cognitive Perspectives

This course, by Dr Alex Mitchell (University of Edinburgh), explores visual perception from both a biological and a cognitive perspective. In the first module, we think about what perception psychology is and how the biological structure of our...

5 lectures

0:43:27

Dr Alex Mitchell

Edinburgh University

Psychology

Issues and Debates – A History of Psychological Practice

This course, by Dr Marc Williams (Cardiff University), explores the history of psychological practice, contextualised primarily around our understanding of mental health. In the first module, we think about how normality has been classified over...

4 lectures

0:38:26

Dr Marc Williams

Cardiff University

Psychology

Research Methods – Data Presentation

This course, by Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham), explores types of data presentation and data distributions. In the first module, we look at some example graphs which present different sets of data and consider whether they have...

6 lectures

0:39:48

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Psychology

Memory – Working Memory

This course, by Dr Ashok Jansari (Goldsmiths, University of London) explores the working memory model. In the first module, we think about the history of the model and its origin as a development on from the multi-store (or modal) model of memory....

5 lectures

0:45:47

Dr Ashok Jansari

Goldsmiths, University of London

Psychology

Issues and Debates – Cross Cultural Psychological Research

This course, by Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham), explores cross cultural psychological research. In the first module, we think about how we understand culture in the context of psychological research. In the second module, we think...

6 lectures

0:54:23

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Psychology

Biopsychology – From Structure to Function

This course, by Dr Ashok Jansari (Goldsmiths, University of London), investigates the layout and function of the brain from a biopsychological perspective. In the first module, we think about how the nervous system transcodes sensory input into...

5 lectures

0:37:49

Dr Ashok Jansari

Goldsmiths, University of London

Philosophy & Religious Studies

The Person of Jesus

In this course Dr James Carleton Paget (University of Cambridge) examines the identities associated with the person of Jesus. In the first module, we introduce the person of Jesus by providing some historical background, and assessing the nature...

6 lectures

1:01:58

Dr James Carleton Paget

Cambridge University

Philosophy & Religious Studies

Animal Ethics - Issues of Non-human Life and Death

In this course Dr Angie Pepper (University of Roehampton) examines issues of life and death involving non-human animals. In this course we look at both the normative theories that govern our perspectives on the treatment of non-human animals, and...

6 lectures

1:05:47

Dr Angie Pepper

Roehampton University

Philosophy & Religious Studies

Theodicies and the Problem of Evil

In this course Dr Bethany Sollereder (University of Oxford) takes us on a theological journey into theodicies: attempts to justify God’s existence in light of the problems of evil and suffering. We begin by asking the question: what is theodicy?...

5 lectures

0:36:32

Dr Bethany Sollereder

Oxford University

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