Psychology


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

Forensic Psychology – Crime Investigation and Prevention

This course, by Professor Ciarán O’Keeffe (Buckinghamshire New University), explores crime investigation and prevention. In the first module, 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

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

Forensic Psychology – Biological Explanations for Offending

This course, by Professor Ciarán O’Keeffe (Buckinghamshire New University), explores biological explanations for offending. In the first module, 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

Forensic Psychology – Dealing with Offenders

This course, by 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 module, we think about dealing with offenders from...

4 lectures

0:33:25

Professor Ciarán O'Keeffe

Buckinghamshire New University

Psychology

Forensic Psychology – Offender Profiling

This course, by Professor Ciarán O’Keeffe (Buckinghamshire New University), explores offender profiling. In the first module, we think about the top down and bottom up approaches to profiling, and review a range of definitions of offender...

4 lectures

0:32:49

Professor Ciarán O'Keeffe

Buckinghamshire New University

Psychology

Forensic Psychology – Cognitive Explanations for Offending

This course, by Professor Ciarán O’Keeffe (Buckinghamshire New University), explores cognitive explanations for offending. In the first module, 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

Social Influence – Obedience, Compliance and Conformity

This course, by Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham), explores social influence in its three primary forms: obedience, compliance, and conformity. In the first module, we think about what social influence is and the power it can have,...

6 lectures

0:54:16

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Psychology

Parapsychology – Haunting Experiences

This course, by Professor Ciarán O’Keeffe (Buckinghamshire New University), explores the field of parapsychology, specifically looking at haunting experiences. In the first module, we consider how parapsychology is defined and its three main areas...

5 lectures

0:39:16

Professor Ciarán O'Keeffe

Buckinghamshire New University

Psychology

Research Methods – Probability

This course, by Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham), explores probability within the field of statistics. In the first module, we look to understand what statistics are and why they matter. In the second module, we think about...

6 lectures

0:47:05

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

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