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Forensic Psychology – Important Practices and Research

In this course, Professor David Canter (University of Liverpool) provides an introduction to the field of forensic psychology and some of the most important practices and areas of research associated with it ...

9 lectures

1:15:25

Prof. David Canter

Liverpool University

Psychology

Memory – Witness Memory and the Cognitive Interview

This course, by Prof. Becky Milne (University of Portsmouth) explores witness memory and the cognitive interview; a forensic interviewing technique used by police officers to improve the quantity and quality of information gathered from witnesses,...

5 lectures

0:53:10

Prof. Becky Milne

Portsmouth University

Psychology

Forensic Psychology – Criminality

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 ...

6 lectures

0:41:08

Prof. Francis Pakes

Portsmouth 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

Forensic Psychology – Cognitive Explanations for Offending

In this course, Professor Ciarán O’Keeffe (Buckinghamshire New University) explores cognitive explanations for offending. In the first lecture, we think about Eysenck’s criminal personality theory, which separates personality measures into three...

4 lectures

0:34:23

Professor Ciarán O'Keeffe

Buckinghamshire New University

Psychology

Forensic Psychology – Evidence and Courtrooms

In this course, Professor Ciaran O’Keeffe walks through two vital parts of the legal system process – evidence collection and courtroom psychology. In the first lecture, we think about the range of biases that can arise in the collection and...

6 lectures

0:42:09

Professor Ciarán O'Keeffe

Buckinghamshire New University

Psychology

Forensic Psychology – Dealing with Offenders

In this course, Professor Ciarán O’Keeffe (Buckinghamshire New University) explores how the judicial system deals with offenders, from both a punishment arm and a rehabilitation arm. In the first lecture, we think about dealing with offenders from...

4 lectures

0:33:25

Professor Ciarán O'Keeffe

Buckinghamshire New University

Psychology

Issues and Debates – A History of Psychological Practice

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

4 lectures

0:38:26

Dr Marc Williams

Cardiff University

Psychology

Research Methods – Conducting Socially Sensitive Research

In this course, Professor Nele Demeyere (University of Oxford) explores conducting socially sensitive research. In the first lecture, we think about research ethics and the moral responsibility of the researcher to ensure participant wellbeing. In...

5 lectures

0:47:16

Professor Nele Demeyere

Oxford University

Psychology

Forensic Psychology – Biological Explanations for Offending

In this course, Professor Ciarán O’Keeffe (Buckinghamshire New University) explores biological explanations for offending. In the first lecture, we think about the concept of ‘making a criminal’ and the transition from philosophical to scientific...

6 lectures

0:51:59

Professor Ciarán O'Keeffe

Buckinghamshire New University

Psychology

Research Methods – Data Collection and Review

In this course, Dr Eduardo Vasquez (University of Kent) explores data collection and review in psychological research. In the first lecture, we think about qualitative data collection methods, including interviews and focus groups. In the second...

5 lectures

0:29:30

Dr Eduardo Vasquez

Kent University

Psychology

Memory – Applying Memory Research

This course, by Dr Ashok Jansari (Goldsmiths, University of London) explores the application of memory psychology research to the real world. In the first lecture, we think about how memory research findings can be applied to assist in the support...

4 lectures

0:36:18

Dr Ashok Jansari

Goldsmiths, University of London

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