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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

Sociology

Health Inequalities

In this course, Professor Clare Bambra (Newcastle University) explores health inequalities in the United Kingdom. In the first module, we think about how to define and measure social class, regional and ethnic inequalities. In the second, we...

4 lectures

0:47:35

Prof. Clare Bambra

Newcastle University

Government & Politics

Political Philosophy – Mary Wollstonecraft

This course explores the political ideas of Mary Wollstonecraft and may be particularly useful for those studying the Core Political Ideas component of the AQA and Edexcel Government and Politics A Level specifications. While she is best known as...

5 lectures

0:55:28

Dr Sylvana Tomaselli

Cambridge 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

History

Cold War – Reagan, Gorbachev and the End of the Cold War, 1979-1991

In this course, Professor Andrew Preston (University of Cambridge) examines the end of the Cold War from 1979 to 1991. In the first module, we introduce the topic as a whole. After this, we examine the period of renewed escalation from 1979 to...

5 lectures

0:45:28

Prof. Andrew Preston

Cambridge 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

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

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

Research Methods – Data Presentation

This course, by Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham), explores types of data presentation and data distributions. In the first module, we look at some example graphs which present different sets of data and consider whether they have...

6 lectures

0:39:48

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Psychology

Memory – Working Memory

This course, by Dr Ashok Jansari (Goldsmiths, University of London) explores the working memory model. In the first module, we think about the history of the model and its origin as a development on from the multi-store (or modal) model of memory....

5 lectures

0:45:47

Dr Ashok Jansari

Goldsmiths, University of London

Psychology

Issues and Debates – Cross Cultural Psychological Research

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

6 lectures

0:54:23

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Psychology

Biopsychology – From Structure to Function

This course, by Dr Ashok Jansari (Goldsmiths, University of London), investigates the layout and function of the brain from a biopsychological perspective. In the first module, we think about how the nervous system transcodes sensory input into...

5 lectures

0:37:49

Dr Ashok Jansari

Goldsmiths, University of London

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