Psychology


Psychology

Psychological Approaches – The Humanistic Approach

This course, by Dr Cathal O’Siochru (Liverpool Hope University), explores the humanistic approach to psychology. In the first module, 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

Research Methods – The Economics of Psychology

In this course, Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham) explores the procedures and economics of the psychology research process. In the first module, we think about why understanding the processes of psychological research is important....

6 lectures

1:07:27

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Psychology

Statistics for Psychologists – Measurement Levels

This course, by Professor Dominic Dwyer (Cardiff University), explores measurement levels and scales. In the first module, 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 – Approaches in Context

In this course, Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham) explores context-based approaches in psychology. In the first module, 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 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 module, we think about different philosophical views of psychological approaches,...

5 lectures

0:47:40

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Psychology

Issues and Debates – Individual Versus Situational Factors

This course, by Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham), explores the individual versus situational factors debate. In the first module, we think about what drives behaviour and the tendency to focus on internal/individual factors when...

5 lectures

0:42:31

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Psychology

Issues and Debates – A History of Psychological Practice

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

4 lectures

0:38:26

Dr Marc Williams

Cardiff University

Psychology

Psychological Approaches – Visual Perception from Biological and Cognitive Perspectives

This course, by Dr Alex Mitchell (University of Edinburgh), explores visual perception from both a biological and a cognitive perspective. In the first module, 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

Issues and Debates – Cross Cultural Psychological Research

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

6 lectures

0:54:23

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Psychology

Psychological Approaches - A Comparison

This course, by Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham), explores the five main psychological approaches. In the first module, we think about the psychodynamic approach and its famous founder, Sigmund Freud. Next, we consider the...

6 lectures

0:50:40

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Psychology

Psychological Approaches – The History of Psychology

In this course, Mr Ian Fairholm (University of Bath) walks through the history of psychology and its evolution from philosophical beginnings to modern science. The first lecture describes the evolution of psychology as a philosophical entity, as...

5 lectures

1:02:28

Mr Ian Fairholm

Bath University

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

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