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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,...

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1:02:28

Mr Ian Fairholm

Bath University

Psychology

Social Influence – Minority Influence

In this course, Professor Gordon Sammut (London School of Economics) explores minority influence. In the first lecture, we think about contrasting the influence of a minority to that of a lone individual. In the second lecture, we think about the...

5 lectures

0:39:33

Professor Gordon Sammut

London School of Economics

Psychology

Psychological Approaches – The Psychodynamic Approach

In this course, Dr Shanti Shanker (Bournemouth University) explores the psychodynamic approach within psychology. In the first lecture, we think about what the psychodynamic approach is and how the conscious and subconscious mind is divided...

5 lectures

0:51:16

Dr Shanti Shanker

Bournemouth 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

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

Memory – Disorders and Brain Damage

In this course, Dr Ashok Jansari (Goldsmiths, University of London) explores memory in the context of brain damage and memory disorders. In the first lecture, we think about reconstructive memory by understanding the process of remembering not as...

4 lectures

0:34:50

Dr Ashok Jansari

Goldsmiths, University of London

Psychology

Addiction – Smoking

In this course, Professor Marcus Munafò explores addiction in the context of smoking and smoking cessation. In the first lecture, we think about some key physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms of smoking, before exploring the fact that the...

5 lectures

0:30:12

Professor Marcus Munafò

Bristol University

Psychology

Relationships – Virtual and Parasocial Relationships

In this course, Dr Martin Graff (University of South Wales) explores virtual relationships. In the first lecture, we think about self-disclosure and how it differs between in-person disclosure and online disclosure. In the second lecture, we think...

5 lectures

0:39:42

Dr Martin Graff

University of South Wales

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

Relationships – The Relationship Trajectory

In this course, Dr Veronica Lamarche (University of Essex) explores relationships, focusing on partner selection, attraction, romantic theories, and Duck’s relationship breakdown model. In the first lecture, we think about partner selection and...

5 lectures

0:40:58

Dr Veronica Lamarche

Essex University

Psychology

Social Influence – Obedience, Compliance and Conformity

In this course, Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham) explores social influence in its three primary forms: obedience, compliance, and conformity. In the first lecture, we think about what social influence is and the power it can have,...

6 lectures

0:54:16

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

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