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Attachment – Psychological Theories

In this course, Dr Emily Burdett (University of Nottingham) discusses psychological theories of attachment, the close emotional bond formed between two individuals. We begin, in module one, by thinking about John Bowlby’s research on the ...

6 lectures

0:51:15

Dr Emily Burdett

Nottingham University

Psychology

Cognition and Development – Autism

In this course, Professor Peter Mitchell (University of Nottingham) explores the condition of autism. In the first lecture, we think about what autism is. In the second lecture, we examine the causes of autism. In the third lecture, we look at the...

6 lectures

0:35:05

Prof. Peter Mitchell

Nottingham University

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

Relationships – Virtual and Parasocial Relationships

In this course, Dr Martin Graff (University of South Wales) explores virtual relationships. In the first lecture, we think about self-disclosure and how it differs between in-person disclosure and online disclosure. In the second lecture, we think...

5 lectures

0:39:42

Dr Martin Graff

University of South Wales

Psychology

Forensic Psychology – Behavioural Explanations for Offending

In this course, Honorary Professor Dr Geraldine Akerman (Cardiff Metropolitan University) explores behavioural explanations for offending, contextualised in the experiences of a forensic psychologist working with people in prison and secure...

6 lectures

0:50:33

Dr Geraldine Akerman

Cardiff Met University

Psychology

Issues and Debates – Historical Debates

In this course, Dr Metodi Siromahov (University College London) explores some historic debates in psychology. In the first lecture, we think about the history of the free will versus determinism debate and the origins of psychological theory. In...

8 lectures

1:11:19

Dr Metodi Siromahov

UCL

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