Psychology


Psychology

Psychopathology – Understanding Mental Ill Health

In this course, Dr Jude Stevenson (University of Glasgow) explores concepts of mental health. In the first lecture, we look at what abnormality means. In the second lecture, we approach the practice of diagnostic labelling, discussing both the...

4 lectures

0:40:28

Dr Jude Stevenson

Glasgow University

Psychology

Issues and Debates – The Replication Crisis

In this course, Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham) explores a key shortcoming in the field of psychological science – replication. In the first lecture, we explore the concept of replication and define science in terms of three key...

6 lectures

0:51:10

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Psychology

Research Methods – Building an Experiment

In this course, Dr Eoin O’Sullivan explores a range of topics related to the research process in psychology. In the first lecture, we think about what is often the first step in building an experiment – establishing aims and hypotheses. In the...

5 lectures

0:59:39

Dr Eoin O'Sullivan

University of St Andrews

Psychology

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

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

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

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

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

Gender – Psychological Theories

In this course, Professor Peter Hegarty (University of Surrey) explores the psychology of gender. In the first lecture, we think about different ways of measuring one’s psychological gender, focusing in particular on the most widely used system,...

6 lectures

0:49:28

Prof. Peter Hegarty

Surrey University

Psychology

Cognition and Development – Child Language Acquisition

In this course, Professor Ben Ambridge (University of Liverpool) explores childhood language acquisition. In the first lecture, we explore how children learn to distinguish the basic sounds (phonemes) that make up their mother tongue. In the...

5 lectures

0:48:37

Prof. Ben Ambridge

Liverpool University

Psychology

Social Influence – Helping and Help-Seeking

In this course, Dr Juliet Wakefield (Nottingham Trent University) explores the social psychology of helping and help-seeking. In the first lecture, we are introduced to the topics of helping and help-seeking. In the second lecture, we think about...

6 lectures

0:46:26

Dr Juliet Wakefield

Nottingham Trent 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

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