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Biopsychology - 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 ...

6 lectures

1:03:58

Mr Kevin Silber

Derby University

Psychology

Aggression – The Psychology of 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 ...

5 lectures

0:53:26

Dr Claire Lawrence

Nottingham University

Psychology

Biopsychology – The Nervous and Endocrine Systems

In this course, Mr Kevin Silber (University of Derby) discusses the functions of the nervous system and the endocrine system. In the first lecture, we think about the role of neurons and the process of synaptic transmission. In the second lecture,...

5 lectures

0:44:12

Mr Kevin Silber

Derby University

Psychology

Stress – Defining and Measuring Stress

This course, by Dr Sarita Robinson (University of Central Lancashire) explores the topics of defining and measuring stress. In the first lecture, we think about how we can define stress. In the second lecture, we think about how the body responds...

5 lectures

0:56:45

Dr Sarita Robinson

University of Central Lancashire

Psychology

Attachment – History, Models and Culture

In this course, Professor Jeremy Holmes explores attachment theory. In the first lecture, we review its history. In the second lecture, we think about how attachment theory and modern evolutionary theory are linked, highlighting key figures in its...

6 lectures

1:07:06

Professor Jeremy Holmes

Exeter University

Psychology

The Nature-Nurture Debate

In this course, Dr Lydia Kearney (University of Kent) explores the nature ‘versus’ nurture debate in psychology. The first lecture prefaces the course by proposing the removal of ‘versus’, predicated on the origin of any human behaviour being too...

5 lectures

1:17:58

Dr Lydia Kearney

Kent University

Psychology

Addiction – Smoking

In this course, Professor Marcus Munafò explores addiction in the context of smoking and smoking cessation. In the first lecture, we think about some key physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms of smoking, before exploring the fact that the...

5 lectures

0:30:12

Professor Marcus Munafò

Bristol University

Psychology

Relationships – The Relationship Trajectory

In this course, Dr Veronica Lamarche (University of Essex) explores relationships, focusing on partner selection, attraction, romantic theories, and Duck’s relationship breakdown model. In the first lecture, we think about partner selection and...

5 lectures

0:40:58

Dr Veronica Lamarche

Essex University

Psychology

Forensic Psychology – Crime Investigation and Prevention

In this course, Professor Ciarán O’Keeffe (Buckinghamshire New University) explores crime investigation and prevention. In the first lecture, we think about evidence collection and how an interview differs from an interrogation. In the second...

6 lectures

0:39:37

Professor Ciarán O'Keeffe

Buckinghamshire New University

Psychology

Aggression – Explanations for Aggression

In this course, Dr Eduardo Vasquez (University of Kent) explores explanations for aggressive behaviour and tendencies. In the first lecture, we think about some brain structures which are responsible for regulating aggressive behaviour. In the...

5 lectures

0:43:48

Dr Eduardo Vasquez

Kent University

Psychology

Biopsychology – From Structure to Function

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

5 lectures

0:37:49

Dr Ashok Jansari

Goldsmiths, University of London

Psychology

Psychopathology – Models of Mental Health

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

5 lectures

0:46:11

Professor Nick Maguire

Southampton University

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