Social Psychology

5 courses, 29 lectures
3:48:12

Psychology

Obedience

Obedience

In this course, Dr Stephen Gibson (York St John University) discusses Stanley Milgram’s obedience experiments. Module one begins by introducing Milgram’s experimental procedure and the findings which resulted from his study. We...

5 lectures

1:00:54

Dr Stephen Gibson

York St John University

Psychology

Conformity

Conformity

In this course, Mr Kevin Silber (University of Derby) discusses conformity, a type of social influence which describes changes in a person’s behaviour, thoughts and feelings in response to a group norm. We begin with a...

6 lectures

0:41:10

Mr Kevin Silber

Derby University

Psychology

Prejudice

Prejudice

In this course, Dr Juliet Wakefield (Nottingham Trent University) discusses prejudice, stereotyping and discrimination. We begin, in module one, with a definition of these three concepts, before moving on, in module two, to...

6 lectures

0:46:02

Dr Juliet Wakefield

Nottingham Trent University

Psychology

Helping and Help-Seeking

Helping and Help-Seeking

In this course, Dr Juliet Wakefield (Nottingham Trent University) discusses the social psychology of helping and help-seeking. Module one provides a general introduction to the topics of helping and help-seeking, while the...

6 lectures

0:46:26

Dr Juliet Wakefield

Nottingham Trent University

Psychology

The Social Cure

The Social Cure

In this course, Dr Mhairi Bowe (Nottingham Trent University), discusses the social identity approach to health, also known as the ‘social cure’. In module one, we think about the social identity approach in psychology more...

6 lectures

0:33:40

Dr Mhairi Bowe

Nottingham Trent University