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Aggression – The Psychology of Aggression

In this course, Dr Claire Lawrence (University of Nottingham) discusses the psychology of aggression and aggressive behaviour. We begin, in module one, by thinking about the genetic basis for aggression, associated with the so-called ...

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0:53:26

Dr Claire Lawrence

Nottingham 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,...

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0:44:12

Mr Kevin Silber

Derby University

Psychology

Gender – Psychological Theories

In this course, Professor Peter Hegarty (University of Surrey) explores the psychology of gender. In the first lecture, we think about different ways of measuring one’s psychological gender, focusing in particular on the most widely used system,...

6 lectures

0:49:28

Prof. Peter Hegarty

Surrey University

Psychology

Research Methods – Research Ethics

In this course, Professor John Oates explores the ever-evolving field of research ethics. In the first lecture, we think about both the function and origin of research ethics, contextualising its principles within the British Psychological...

5 lectures

0:51:03

Professor John Oates

Open University

Psychology

Forensic Psychology – Crime Investigation and Prevention

In this course, Professor Ciarán O’Keeffe (Buckinghamshire New University) explores crime investigation and prevention. In the first lecture, we think about evidence collection and how an interview differs from an interrogation. In the second...

6 lectures

0:39:37

Professor Ciarán O'Keeffe

Buckinghamshire New University

Psychology

Aggression – Explanations for Aggression

In this course, Dr Eduardo Vasquez (University of Kent) explores explanations for aggressive behaviour and tendencies. In the first lecture, we think about some brain structures which are responsible for regulating aggressive behaviour. In the...

5 lectures

0:43:48

Dr Eduardo Vasquez

Kent 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

Psychopathology – Models of Mental Health

In this course, Professor Nick Maguire (University of Southampton) explores models of mental health. In the first lecture, we think about the medical model of mental health and some supporting research. In the second lecture, we think about the...

5 lectures

0:46:11

Professor Nick Maguire

Southampton University

Psychology

Addiction – Substance Use Disorders

In this course, Dr Lauren Burgeno (University of Oxford) explores substance use disorders. In the first lecture, we think about drug addiction, a commonly used term which refers to a substance use disorder, and how it is studied. In the second...

5 lectures

0:29:59

Dr Lauren Burgeno

Oxford 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

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

Forensic Psychology – Biological Explanations for Offending

In this course, Professor Ciarán O’Keeffe (Buckinghamshire New University) explores biological explanations for offending. In the first lecture, we think about the concept of ‘making a criminal’ and the transition from philosophical to scientific...

6 lectures

0:51:59

Professor Ciarán O'Keeffe

Buckinghamshire New University

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