Psychology


Psychology

Social Influence – The Social Cure

In this course, Dr Mhairi Bowe (Nottingham Trent University) explores the social identity approach to health, also known as the ‘social cure’. In the first lecture, we think about the social identity approach in psychology more generally and how...

6 lectures

0:33:40

Dr Mhairi Bowe

Nottingham Trent University

Psychology

Biopsychology – The Nervous and Endocrine Systems

In this course, Mr Kevin Silber (University of Derby) discusses the functions of the nervous system and the endocrine system. In the first lecture, we think about the role of neurons and the process of synaptic transmission. In the second lecture,...

5 lectures

0:44:12

Mr Kevin Silber

Derby University

Psychology

Cognition and Development – Beyond Piaget

In this course, Dr Richard O’Connor (University of Hull) explores different ideas within the field of cognitive development that go beyond the work of Jean Piaget. In the first lecture, we introduce the violation-of-expectation looking time method...

6 lectures

0:51:04

Dr Richard O'Connor

Hull University

Psychology

Memory – Witness Memory and the Cognitive Interview

In this course, Prof. Becky Milne (University of Portsmouth) discusses witness memory and the cognitive interview, a forensic interviewing technique used by police officers to improve the quantity and quality of information gathered from...

5 lectures

0:53:10

Prof. Becky Milne

Portsmouth University

Psychology

Stress – Defining and Measuring Stress

In this course, Dr Sarita Robinson (University of Central Lancashire) discusses the topic of stress. We begin, in module one, by thinking about how we can define stress before moving on to examine how the body responds to stress in module two...

5 lectures

0:56:45

Dr Sarita Robinson

University of Central Lancashire

Psychology

Psychopathology – Anxiety

In this course, Prof. Femi Oyebode (University of Birmingham) discusses anxiety and anxiety-related disorders. In module one, we explore the general nature of emotions and how we experience them, before moving on to think about anxiety and ...

5 lectures

0:34:50

Prof. Femi Oyebode

Birmingham University

Psychology

Sports Psychology – Models and Theories

In this course, Dr Dan Bishop (Brunel University London) discusses a range of topics in Sports and Exercise Psychology. In module one we think about how anxiety impacts sport performance before moving on, in module two, to look at the ...

5 lectures

0:52:59

Dr Dan Bishop

Brunel University London

Psychology

Psychopathology – OCD

In this course, Dr Emma Sharpe (University of Derby) discusses obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), a mental health condition characterised by obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviours. In module one, we think about how OCD can ...

6 lectures

0:31:38

Dr Emma Sharpe

Derby University

Psychology

Forensic Psychology – Criminality

In this course, Prof. Francis Pakes (University of Portsmouth) discusses some issues in Criminal Psychology. In module one, we think about Lombroso and the notion of the ‘born criminal’ before moving on, in module two, to discuss genetic ...

6 lectures

0:41:08

Prof. Francis Pakes

Portsmouth University

Psychology

Cognition and Development – Theory of Mind

In this course, Professor Peter Mitchell (University of Nottingham) discusses how we acquire a theory of mind, i.e. the ability to make inferences about the mental states of others. We begin, in module one, by exploring what we mean by the term...

6 lectures

0:51:48

Prof. Peter Mitchell

Nottingham University

Psychology

Psychopathology – Depression

In this course, Professor Linda Gask (University of Manchester) discusses the topic of depression. We begin by thinking about what depression is and how it can be diagnosed in module one. We then look at a number of different models of ...

6 lectures

0:45:05

Prof. Linda Gask

Manchester University

Psychology

Eating Behaviour – Related Problems

In this course, Professor Jane Ogden (University of Surrey) discusses eating behaviour and its related problems. We begin by exploring why we eat what we eat, focussing on cognitive and developmental models of food preferences in module one and...

6 lectures

0:57:50

Prof. Jane Ogden

Surrey University

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