Psychology


Psychology

Issues and Debates – WEIRD Populations

This course, by Professor Ciarán O’Keeffe (Buckinghamshire New University), explores research with WEIRD and non-WEIRD populations. In the first module, we think about what a WEIRD population is. In the second module, we think about altruistic...

4 lectures

0:29:35

Professor Ciarán O'Keeffe

Buckinghamshire New University

Psychology

Issues and Debates – Historical Debates

This course, by Dr Metodi Siromahov (University College London), explores some historic debates in psychology. In the first module, 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

Psychology

Cross Modal Correspondence: Synaesthetic Marketing

This course, by Professor Charles Spence (University of Oxford), explores the concept of cross modal correspondence and how the senses can interrelate. In the first module, we think about sound symbolism in object and brand representation. In the...

5 lectures

0:51:41

Professor Charles Spence

Oxford University

Psychology

Research Methods – Conducting Socially Sensitive Research

This course, by Professor Nele Demeyere (University of Oxford) explores conducting socially sensitive research. In the first module, 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

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

Research Methods – The Economics of Psychology

In this course, Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham) explores the procedures and economics of the psychology research process. In the first module, we think about why understanding the processes of psychological research is important....

6 lectures

1:07:27

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Psychology

Statistics for Psychologists – Measurement Levels

This course, by Professor Dominic Dwyer (Cardiff University), explores measurement levels and scales. In the first module, we think about the origin of measurement scales in psychology, and the role of Stanley Smith Stevens in establishing the...

6 lectures

1:02:01

Professor Dominic Dwyer

Cardiff University

Psychology

Issues and Debates – Approaches in Context

In this course, Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham) explores context-based approaches in psychology. In the first module, we think about an unusual social interaction and the ways in which a psychological researcher might approach...

6 lectures

0:58:32

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Psychology

Issues and Debates – The Philosophy of Psychological Approaches

In this course, Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham) explores psychological approaches with a focus on their philosophical bases. In the first module, we think about different philosophical views of psychological approaches,...

5 lectures

0:47:40

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Psychology

Issues and Debates – Individual Versus Situational Factors

This course, by Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham), explores the individual versus situational factors debate. In the first module, we think about what drives behaviour and the tendency to focus on internal/individual factors when...

5 lectures

0:42:31

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Psychology

Issues and Debates – A History of Psychological Practice

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

4 lectures

0:38:26

Dr Marc Williams

Cardiff University

Psychology

Psychological Approaches – Visual Perception from Biological and Cognitive Perspectives

This course, by Dr Alex Mitchell (University of Edinburgh), explores visual perception from both a biological and a cognitive perspective. In the first module, we think about what perception psychology is and how the biological structure of our...

5 lectures

0:43:27

Dr Alex Mitchell

Edinburgh University

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