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Social Influence – 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 then ...

5 lectures

1:00:54

Dr Stephen Gibson

York St John University

Psychology

Social Influence – 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 explore some social ...

6 lectures

0:46:02

Dr Juliet Wakefield

Nottingham Trent University

Psychology

Research Methods - Being in Control

In this course, Dr Ashok Jansari (Goldsmiths, University of London) explores points of consideration and control when designing and undertaking a scientific study. In the first lecture, we think about measurement levels by clearly defining...

5 lectures

0:34:54

Dr Ashok Jansari

Goldsmiths, University of London

Psychology

Issues and Debates – Psychology as a Science

In this course, Dr Paterson (University of Glasgow) walks through the method and construction of psychological research, looking to understand psychology as a science. In the first lecture, we focus on hypotheses as an initial step in developing a...

6 lectures

0:47:02

Dr Helena Paterson

Glasgow University

Psychology

Social Influence – Obedience, Compliance and Conformity

In this course, Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham) explores social influence in its three primary forms: obedience, compliance, and conformity. In the first lecture, we think about what social influence is and the power it can have,...

6 lectures

0:54:16

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Psychology

Social Influence – Resistance to Influence

In this course, Professor Gordon Sammut (London School of Economics) explores resistance to social influence. In the first lecture, we think about the concepts of conformity and obedience. In the second lecture, we think about non-conformity and...

4 lectures

0:39:09

Professor Gordon Sammut

London School of Economics

Psychology

Issues and Debates – The Philosophy of Psychological Approaches

In this course, Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham) explores psychological approaches with a focus on their philosophical bases. In the first lecture, we think about different philosophical views of psychological approaches,...

5 lectures

0:47:40

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Psychology

Research Methods – Conducting Socially Sensitive Research

In this course, Professor Nele Demeyere (University of Oxford) explores conducting socially sensitive research. In the first lecture, we think about research ethics and the moral responsibility of the researcher to ensure participant wellbeing. In...

5 lectures

0:47:16

Professor Nele Demeyere

Oxford 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

Psychology

Issues and Debates – Historical Debates

In this course, Dr Metodi Siromahov (University College London) explores some historic debates in psychology. In the first lecture, we think about the history of the free will versus determinism debate and the origins of psychological theory. In...

8 lectures

1:11:19

Dr Metodi Siromahov

UCL

Psychology

Social Influence – Factors Affecting Social Influence

This course, by Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham) explores factors affecting social influence. In the first lecture, we think about what social influence is and how to define obedience within it. In the second lecture, we think about...

6 lectures

0:53:21

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Psychology

Social Influence – Applying Social Psychology Research

This course, by Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham) explores the applications of social psychology research to the real world, with a focus on combatting negative behaviour. In the first lecture, we think about the ethics, obedience...

5 lectures

0:41:14

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

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