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Research Methods – Building an Experiment

In this course, Dr Eoin O’Sullivan explores a range of topics related to the research process in psychology. In the first lecture, we think about what is often the first step in building an experiment – establishing aims and hypotheses. In the...

5 lectures

0:59:39

Dr Eoin O'Sullivan

University of St Andrews

Psychology

The Nature-Nurture Debate

In this course, Dr Lydia Kearney (University of Kent) explores the nature ‘versus’ nurture debate in psychology. The first lecture prefaces the course by proposing the removal of ‘versus’, predicated on the origin of any human behaviour being too...

5 lectures

1:17:58

Dr Lydia Kearney

Kent University

Psychology

Research Methods – Experimental Methodology

In this course, Dr Peter Allen (University of Bristol) explores the experimental structure and methodology that underlies much of the research that informs our psychological theories. In the first lecture, we introduce the gold standard of...

7 lectures

0:56:41

Dr Peter Allen

Bristol 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

Statistics for Psychologists – Measurement Levels

In this course, Professor Dominic Dwyer (Cardiff University) explores measurement levels and scales. In the first lecture, we think about the origin of measurement scales in psychology, and the role of Stanley Smith Stevens in establishing the...

6 lectures

1:02:01

Professor Dominic Dwyer

Cardiff University

Psychology

Statistics for Psychologists – Data and the T-test

In this course, Dr Andrew Bell (Kings College London) introduces statistics for psychologists and the t-test. In the first lecture, we are introduced to the different types of data which might be analysed for a scientific study. In the second...

6 lectures

0:42:42

Dr Andrew Bell

King's College London

Psychology

Research Methods – Probability

In this course, Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham) explores probability within the field of statistics. In the first lecture, we look to understand what statistics are and why they matter. In the second lecture, we think about...

6 lectures

0:47:05

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Psychology

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

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

Psychology

Research Methods – Data Collection and Review

In this course, Dr Eduardo Vasquez (University of Kent) explores data collection and review in psychological research. In the first lecture, we think about qualitative data collection methods, including interviews and focus groups. In the second...

5 lectures

0:29:30

Dr Eduardo Vasquez

Kent University

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