Issues and Debates in Psychology
This playlist covers a range of key issues and debates in Psychology, including the nature-nurture debate, individual versus situational factors in behaviour, and the role of cross-cultural psychological research.
 
What this playlist includes:
55 lectures across 10 courses.
All resources designed and delivered by university academics and researchers.
Courses and Lectures
1. Issues and Debates – A History of Psychological Practice
Dr Marc Williams
Cardiff University
1.2. The Biopsychosocial Model – 09:50
1.3. Psychological Formulation – 06:47
1.4. Rebalancing Power – 09:29
2. Issues and Debates – Psychology as a Science
Dr Helena Paterson
Glasgow University
2.1. The Goals of Science – 06:51
2.2. Theories – 08:43
2.3. The Scientific Method – 08:44
2.4. Accepting Theories – 05:49
2.5. The Day Science Broke – 07:04
3. Issues and Debates – The Philosophy of Psychological Approaches
Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya
Birmingham University
4. Issues and Debates – Approaches in Context
Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya
Birmingham University
5. Issues and Debates – Individual Versus Situational Factors
Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya
Birmingham University
6. The Nature-Nurture Debate
Dr Lydia Kearney
Kent University
6.2. Nature – 17:40
6.3. Nurture – 16:34
7. Issues and Debates – Cross Cultural Psychological Research
Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya
Birmingham University
8. Issues and Debates – The Replication Crisis
Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya
Birmingham University
8.2. Reliability – 07:12
8.3. Validity – 08:46
8.5. Issues of Replicability – 10:34
9. Issues and Debates – WEIRD Populations
Prof. Ciarán O'Keeffe
Buckinghamshire New University
9.2. Altruistic Punishment – 05:44
9.3. Moral Reasoning – 06:57
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