Psychology


Psychology

Addiction – Non-Substance Addictions

This course, by Dr Ashok Jansari (Goldsmiths, University of London), explores non-substance addictions, specifically gambling addiction. In the first module, we think about how addiction can be described and defined as a concept. In the second...

5 lectures

0:36:49

Dr Ashok Jansari

Goldsmiths, University of London

Psychology

Addiction – The Mechanisms of Addiction

This course, by Dr Ashok Jansari (Goldsmiths, University of London), explores consequences of addiction. In the first module, we think about the process by which heroin generates an addiction. In the second module, we think about the physiological...

4 lectures

0:26:09

Dr Ashok Jansari

Goldsmiths, University of London

Psychology

Psychopathology – Models of Mental Health

This course, by Professor Nick Maguire (University of Southampton), explores models of mental health. In the first module, we think about the medical model of mental health and some supporting research. In the second model, we think about the...

5 lectures

0:46:11

Professor Nick Maguire

Southampton University

Psychology

Mental Health – The Third Wave

This course, by Dr Helen Bolderston (Bournemouth University) explores the three waves of cognitive and behavioural psychotherapy. In the first module, we think about the origins of cognitive therapy and behaviourist theory. In the second module,...

5 lectures

1:06:43

Dr Helen Bolderston

Bournemouth University

Psychology

Addiction – Substance Use Disorders

This course, by Dr Lauren Burgeno (University of Oxford) explores substance use disorders. In the first module, we think about drug addiction, a commonly used term which refers to a substance use disorder, and how it is studied. In the second...

5 lectures

0:29:59

Dr Lauren Burgeno

Oxford University

Psychology

Child Psychology – Genes, the Environment and Mental Health

This course, by Professor Yulia Kovas (Goldsmiths, University of London), explores the interactions between genes, mental health, and development. In the first module, we think about what genes are from biological and conceptual perspectives. In...

5 lectures

0:57:23

Professor Yulia Kovas

Goldsmiths, University of London

Psychology

Psychological Approaches – The Psychodynamic Approach

This course, by Dr Shanti Shanker (Bournemouth University), explores the psychodynamic approach within psychology. In the first module, we think about what the psychodynamic approach is and how the conscious and subconscious mind is divided...

5 lectures

0:51:16

Dr Shanti Shanker

Bournemouth University

Psychology

Sports Psychology – Exercise and Mental Health

This course, by Dr Anthony Miller (Staffordshire University), explores the relationship between exercise and mental health. In the first module, we think about what exercise is and what mental health benefits it can bring. In the second module, we...

5 lectures

0:43:14

Dr Anthony Miller

Staffordshire University

Psychology

Sports Psychology – Performing with Others

This course, by Dr Matthew Slater (Staffordshire University), explores how we perform with others in sport and exercise. In the first module, we think about cohesion and the factors which make up Carron’s model of cohesion. In the second module,...

5 lectures

0:45:13

Dr Matthew Slater

Staffordshire University

Psychology

Psychological Approaches – The Humanistic Approach

This course, by Dr Cathal O’Siochru (Liverpool Hope University), explores the humanistic approach to psychology. In the first module, we think about the origin of humanistic psychology, as a response to behaviourism and psychoanalysis. In the...

5 lectures

0:44:10

Dr Cathal O'Siochru

Liverpool Hope University

Psychology

Sports Psychology – Anxiety and Arousal

This course, by Dr Jamie Barker (Loughborough University), explores anxiety and arousal in sport and exercise. In the first module, we think about what anxiety and arousal are in the context of sport and exercise. In the second module, we think...

5 lectures

0:41:20

Dr Jamie Barker

Loughborough University

Psychology

Stress – The Stress Response

This course, by Dr Shanti Shanker (Bournemouth University), explores the stress response. In the first module, we think about the physiology of the stress response and whether it is generalised or stimulus specific. In the second module, we think...

6 lectures

1:09:20

Dr Shanti Shanker

Bournemouth University

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