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Attachment – Psychological Theories

In this course, Dr Emily Burdett (University of Nottingham) explores psychological theories of attachment as the close emotional bond formed between two individuals. In the first lecture, we think about John Bowlby’s research into the...

6 lectures

0:51:15

Dr Emily Burdett

Nottingham University

Psychology

Psychopathology – Schizophrenia

In this course, Mr Kevin Silber (University of Derby) explores different aspects of the severe mental health condition schizophrenia, including its characteristics, causes and available treatments. In the first lecture, we consider the positive...

6 lectures

1:03:44

Mr Kevin Silber

Derby University

Psychology

Biopsychology - The Brain

In this course, Mr Kevin Silber (University of Derby) explores the anatomy and function of the human brain. In the first lecture, we look at how the brain is structured. In the second lecture, we think about further brain structures, including the...

6 lectures

1:03:58

Mr Kevin Silber

Derby University

Psychology

Memory – Cognitive Theories

In this course, Dr Davide Bruno (Liverpool John Moores University) explores the cognitive psychology of memory and forgetting. In the first lecture, we think about the multi-store memory model, developed by Atkinson and Shiffrin in 1968. In the...

5 lectures

0:50:04

Dr Davide Bruno

Liverpool John Moores University

Psychology

Cognition and Development – Piaget's Theories

In this course, Dr Richard O’Connor (University of Hull) explores Piaget’s theory of cognitive development. In the first lecture, we think about the key concepts of Piaget’s theory and his proposed stages of cognitive development, before focusing...

5 lectures

0:46:59

Dr Richard O'Connor

Hull University

Psychology

Psychopathology – Depression

In this course, Professor Linda Gask (University of Manchester) explores the topic of depression. In the first lecture, we think about what depression is and how it can be diagnosed. In the second lecture, we think about different biological...

6 lectures

0:45:05

Prof. Linda Gask

Manchester University

Psychology

Psychopathology – OCD

In this course, Dr Emma Sharpe (University of Derby) explores obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), a mental health condition characterised by obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviours. In the first lecture, we think about how OCD can be defined...

6 lectures

0:31:38

Dr Emma Sharpe

Derby University

Psychology

Social Influence – Obedience

In this course, Dr Stephen Gibson (York St John University) explores Stanley Milgram’s obedience experiments. In the first lecture, we think about Milgram’s experimental procedure and the findings which resulted from his study. In the second...

5 lectures

1:00:54

Dr Stephen Gibson

York St John University

Psychology

Psychological Approaches – Learning Theories

In this course, Mr Martyn Quigley (University of Nottingham) discusses some classic psychological theories of learning. In the first lecture, we think about the research of Ivan Pavlov and his theory of classical conditioning as a form of...

6 lectures

0:50:50

Mr Martyn Quigley

Nottingham University

Psychology

Forensic Psychology – Criminality

In this course, Professor Francis Pakes (University of Portsmouth) explores key issues in criminal psychology. In the first lecture, we think about Lombroso and the notion of the ‘born criminal’. In the second lecture, we discuss genetic...

6 lectures

0:41:08

Prof. Francis Pakes

Portsmouth University

Psychology

Forensic Psychology – Important Practices and Research

In this course, Professor David Canter (University of Liverpool) provides an introduction to the field of forensic psychology and some of the most important practices and areas of research associated with it. In the first lecture, we start with a...

9 lectures

1:15:25

Prof. David Canter

Liverpool University

Psychology

Memory – Witness Memory and the Cognitive Interview

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

5 lectures

0:53:10

Prof. Becky Milne

Portsmouth University

Psychology

Social Influence – 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. In the first lecture, we begin with a...

6 lectures

0:41:10

Mr Kevin Silber

Derby University

Psychology

Aggression – The Psychology of Aggression

In this course, Dr Claire Lawrence (University of Nottingham) explores the psychology of aggression and aggressive behaviour. In the first lecture, we think about the genetic basis for aggression, associated with the so-called ‘warrior gene’ MAOA....

5 lectures

0:53:26

Dr Claire Lawrence

Nottingham University

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