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Biopsychology – Brain Imaging Techniques

This course, by Dr Gaby Pfeifer (University of Southampton) explores some of the brain imaging techniques used in psychological and neuroscientific research. In the first lecture, we think about post-mortem examinations as an early and less...

4 lectures

0:35:11

Dr Gaby Pfeifer

Southampton University

Mathematics

Differentiation I

In this course, Professor Samir Siksek (University of Warwick) gives an introduction to differentiation for AS and A-Level students in the first of his three-course series on this topic. In the first mini-lecture, we recall the equation of a...

5 lectures

0:40:27

Prof. Samir Siksek

Warwick University

Psychology

Memory – Eye Witness Testimony

This course, by 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

Psychology

Parapsychology – Mediumship

In this course, Professor Ciarán O’Keeffe (Buckinghamshire New University) explores mediumship. In the first lecture, we think about how to define a medium and the act of mediumship. In the second lecture, we think about the history of mediumship...

5 lectures

0:39:01

Professor Ciarán O'Keeffe

Buckinghamshire New University

Psychology

Research Methods – Data Presentation

In this course, Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham) explores types of data presentation and data distributions. In the first lecture, 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

Forensic Psychology – Biological Explanations for Offending

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

Mathematics

Vectors

In the course, Professor Emille Lawrence (University of San Francisco) explores vectors. In the first mini-lecture, we discuss the difference between scalars and vectors, understand what it means for a vector to have magnitude and direction, and...

5 lectures

0:51:56

Prof. Emille Lawrence

University of San Francisco

History

US History – The Environment and Natural Resources, 1968-80

In this course, Professor Patrick Allitt (Emory University) explores how the issue of the Environment and Natural Resources were dealt with during the period 1968-1980. In the first module, we will examine how in the late 1960s environmentalism...

7 lectures

0:59:06

Prof. Patrick Allitt

Emory University

Psychology

Statistics for Psychologists – Inferential Statistics

In this course, Dr Alison Wadeley (Bath Spa University) explores the challenging subject of inferential statistics. In the first lecture, we think about the decision tree required to establish which non-parametric test should be used, based on the...

5 lectures

0:42:54

Dr Alison Wadeley

Bath Spa University

Biology

DNA Damage and Repair

In this course, Professor Karl Haushalter (Harvey Mudd College) introduces the ways in which our genetic code can be damaged and consequently mutate, as well as the mechanisms that protect this code from that very same damage. We begin by...

5 lectures

0:40:31

Prof. Karl Haushalter

Harvey Mudd College

Psychology

Sports Psychology – Anxiety and Arousal

In this course, Dr Jamie Barker (Loughborough University) explores anxiety and arousal in sport and exercise. In the first lecture, we think about what anxiety and arousal are in the context of sport and exercise. In the second lecture, we think...

5 lectures

0:41:20

Dr Jamie Barker

Loughborough University

Psychology

Research Methods – Good Scientific Practice

In this course, Dr Ashok Jansari (Goldsmiths, University of London) explores how researchers report good (or sometimes not good) science. In the first lecture, we think about the three main forms of validity: face, concurrent, and ecological. In...

5 lectures

0:32:34

Dr Ashok Jansari

Goldsmiths, University of London

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