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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

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

Memory – Working Memory

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

5 lectures

0:45:47

Dr Ashok Jansari

Goldsmiths, University of London

Psychology

Biopsychology – Brain Imaging Techniques

In this course, 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

Psychology

Addiction – Smoking

In this course, Professor Marcus Munafò explores addiction in the context of smoking and smoking cessation. In the first lecture, we think about some key physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms of smoking, before exploring the fact that the...

5 lectures

0:30:12

Professor Marcus Munafò

Bristol University

Psychology

Eating Behaviour – Anorexia Nervosa and Obesity

In this course, Dr Laura Renshaw-Vuillier (Bournemouth University) explores the mechanisms behind anorexia nervosa and obesity. In the first lecture, we think about some of the neural and hormonal bases for normal eating behaviours. In the second...

4 lectures

0:45:32

Dr Laura Renshaw-Vuillier

Bournemouth University

Psychology

Biopsychology – From Structure to Function

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

5 lectures

0:37:49

Dr Ashok Jansari

Goldsmiths, University of London

Psychology

Psychological Approaches – Visual Perception from Biological and Cognitive Perspectives

In this course, Dr Alex Mitchell (University of Edinburgh) explores visual perception from both a biological and a cognitive perspective. In the first lecture, 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

Addiction – The Mechanisms of Addiction

In this course, Dr Ashok Jansari (Goldsmiths, University of London) explores consequences of addiction. In the first lecture, we think about the process by which heroin generates an addiction. In the second lecture, we think about the...

4 lectures

0:26:09

Dr Ashok Jansari

Goldsmiths, University of London

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