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Issues and Debates – Psychology as a Science

In this course, Dr Paterson (University of Glasgow) walks through the method and construction of psychological research, looking to understand psychology as a science. In the first lecture, we focus on hypotheses as an initial step in developing a...

6 lectures

0:47:02

Dr Helena Paterson

Glasgow 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

Issues and Debates – Cross Cultural Psychological Research

In this course, Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham) explores cross cultural psychological research. In the first lecture, we think about how we understand culture in the context of psychological research. In the second lecture, we...

6 lectures

0:54:23

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Psychology

Eating Behaviour – Anorexia Nervosa and Obesity

In this course, Dr Laura Renshaw-Vuillier (Bournemouth University) explores the mechanisms behind anorexia nervosa and obesity. In the first lecture, we think about some of the neural and hormonal bases for normal eating behaviours. In the second...

4 lectures

0:45:32

Dr Laura Renshaw-Vuillier

Bournemouth University

Psychology

Memory – Disorders and Brain Damage

In this course, Dr Ashok Jansari (Goldsmiths, University of London) explores memory in the context of brain damage and memory disorders. In the first lecture, we think about reconstructive memory by understanding the process of remembering not as...

4 lectures

0:34:50

Dr Ashok Jansari

Goldsmiths, University of London

Psychology

Research Methods – Research Ethics

In this course, Professor John Oates explores the ever-evolving field of research ethics. In the first lecture, we think about both the function and origin of research ethics, contextualising its principles within the British Psychological...

5 lectures

0:51:03

Professor John Oates

Open 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

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

Social Influence – Obedience, Compliance and Conformity

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

6 lectures

0:54:16

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Psychology

Social Influence – Resistance to Influence

In this course, Professor Gordon Sammut (London School of Economics) explores resistance to social influence. In the first lecture, we think about the concepts of conformity and obedience. In the second lecture, we think about non-conformity and...

4 lectures

0:39:09

Professor Gordon Sammut

London School of Economics

Psychology

Forensic Psychology – Offender Profiling

In this course, Professor Ciarán O’Keeffe (Buckinghamshire New University) explores offender profiling. In the first lecture, 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 – 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

Memory – Eye Witness Testimony

In this course, Dr Adam Charles Harvey (University of the West of England) explores factors which impact the accuracy of eye witness testimony. In the first lecture, we think about the factors which impact eye witness memory in the criminal...

6 lectures

1:09:27

Dr Adam Charles Harvey

University of the West of England

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