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Psychological Approaches - A Comparison

In this course, Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham) explores the five main psychological approaches. In the first lecture, we think about the psychodynamic approach and its famous founder, Sigmund Freud. In the second lecture, we...

6 lectures

0:50:40

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Psychology

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. In the first lecture, we preface the course by proposing the removal of ‘versus’, predicated on the origin of any human behaviour...

5 lectures

1:17:58

Dr Lydia Kearney

Kent University

Psychology

Psychological Approaches – The History of Psychology

In this course, Mr Ian Fairholm (University of Bath) explores the history of psychology and its evolution from philosophical beginnings to modern science. In the first lecture, we think about the evolution of psychology as a philosophical entity,...

5 lectures

1:02:28

Mr Ian Fairholm

Bath University

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

Issues and Debates – Cross Cultural Psychological Research

In this course, Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham) explores cross cultural psychological research. In the first lecture, we think about how we understand culture in the context of psychological research. In the second lecture, we...

6 lectures

0:54:23

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Psychology

Psychological Approaches – The Humanistic Approach

In this course, Dr Cathal O’Siochru (Liverpool Hope University) explores the humanistic approach to psychology. In the first lecture, we think about the origin of humanistic psychology, as a response to behaviourism and psychoanalysis. In the...

5 lectures

0:44:10

Dr Cathal O'Siochru

Liverpool Hope University

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

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

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

Issues and Debates – Approaches in Context

In this course, Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham) explores context-based approaches in psychology. In the first lecture, we think about an unusual social interaction and the ways in which a psychological researcher might approach...

6 lectures

0:58:32

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Psychology

Issues and Debates – The Replication Crisis

In this course, Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham) explores a key shortcoming in the field of psychological science – replication. In the first lecture, we explore the concept of replication and define science in terms of three key...

6 lectures

0:51:10

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Psychology

Issues and Debates – A History of Psychological Practice

In this course, Dr Marc Williams (Cardiff University) explores the history of psychological practice, contextualised primarily around our understanding of mental health. In the first lecture, we think about how normality has been classified over...

4 lectures

0:38:26

Dr Marc Williams

Cardiff 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

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