Psychology

From social influence to memory, attachment to psychopathology, and everything in between.

Psychology

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

University of Bath

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

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. The course starts by introducing the concept of replication and defining science in terms of three key...

6 lectures

0:51:10

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Psychology

Research Methods – Building an Experiment

In this course, Dr Eoin O’Sullivan introduces a range of topics related to the research process in psychology. The first lecture tackles what is commonly the first step in building an experiment – establishing aims and hypotheses. The second...

5 lectures

0:59:39

Dr Eoin O'Sullivan

University of St Andrews

Psychology

Issues and Debates – Psychology as a Science

In this course, Dr Helena Paterson (University of Glasgow) walks through the method and construction of psychological research, looking to understand psychology as a science. The first lecture focuses on hypotheses as an initial step in developing...

6 lectures

0:47:02

Dr Helena Paterson

University of Glasgow