Psychology

From social influence to memory, attachment to psychopathology, and everything in between.

Psychology

Criminal Psychology

Criminal Psychology

In this course, Prof. Francis Pakes (University of Portsmouth) discusses some issues in Criminal Psychology. In module one, we think about Lombroso and the notion of the ‘born criminal’ before moving on, in module two, to discuss genetic ...

Prof. Francis Pakes

Portsmouth University

Psychology

Theory of Mind

Theory of Mind

In this course, Professor Peter Mitchell (University of Nottingham) discusses how we acquire a theory of mind, i.e. the ability to make inferences about the mental states of others. We begin, in module one, by exploring what we mean by the term ‘theory ...

Prof. Peter Mitchell

Nottingham University

Psychology

Depression

Depression

In this course, Professor Linda Gask (University of Manchester) discusses the topic of depression. We begin by thinking about what depression is and how it can be diagnosed in module one. We then look at a number of different models of ...

Prof. Linda Gask

Manchester University

Psychology

Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development

Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development

In this course, Dr Richard O’Connor (University of Hull) discusses Piaget’s theory of cognitive development. We begin, in module one, by getting to grips with the key concepts of Piaget’s theory, including his proposed stages of cognitive development, ...

Dr Richard O'Connor

Hull University

Psychology

Aggression

Aggression

In this course, Dr Claire Lawrence (University of Nottingham) discusses the psychology of aggression and aggressive behaviour. We begin, in module one, by thinking about the genetic basis for aggression, associated with the so-called ...

Dr Claire Lawrence

Nottingham University

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