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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

Attachment – History, Models and Culture

In this course, Professor Jeremy Holmes explores attachment theory. In the first lecture, we review its history. In the second lecture, we think about how attachment theory and modern evolutionary theory are linked, highlighting key figures in its...

6 lectures

1:07:06

Professor Jeremy Holmes

Exeter 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

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

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 – Descriptive Statistics

In this course, Professor Dominic Dwyer (Cardiff University) explores descriptive statistics. In the first lecture, we think about why descriptive statistics are important. In the second lecture, we think about the mode and its representation of...

5 lectures

0:47:38

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 – Qualitative Methods

In this course, Dr Philippa Carr (University of the West of England) explores qualitative methods. In the first lecture, we think about what qualitative methods are and how they differ from quantitative methods. In the second lecture, we think...

5 lectures

0:56:05

Dr Philippa Carr

University of the West of England

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

Research Methods – Data Presentation

In this course, Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham) explores types of data presentation and data distributions. In the first lecture, we look at some example graphs which present different sets of data and consider whether they have...

6 lectures

0:39:48

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham 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

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