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Ainsworth: The Strange Situation
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presented by Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; with Elizabeth Meins, fl. 2013 and Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by Shortcuts TV (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 4 mins
While John Bowlby focussed on the consequences of a lack of attachment, Mary Ainsworth took a step back and looked at the nature of attachment and famously documented different types. In this film we look at her classic strange situation with film of the experiments and expert comment from three psychologists.
presented by Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; with Elizabeth Meins, fl. 2013 and Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by Shortcuts TV (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 4 mins
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Bowlby: Attachment & Maternal Deprivation
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presented by Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; with Steve Taylor, fl. 2000, Elizabeth Meins, fl. 2013 and John Bowlby, 1907-1990; produced by Shortcuts TV (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 5 mins
In the 1930s a young psychiatrist noticed how many of the disturbed children he saw had been separated from their parents in early life. This was John Bowlby whose work had a massive influence on how psychologists thought about child development. This film explains the key aspects of his classic theory of attachme...
presented by Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; with Steve Taylor, fl. 2000, Elizabeth Meins, fl. 2013 and John Bowlby, 1907-1990; produced by Shortcuts TV (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 5 mins
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Core Concepts in Research, Reductionism and Psychology
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presented by Harriet Carmichael, fl. 2005 and Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; with Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by Shortcuts TV, in Core Concepts in Research (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 4 mins
This film illustrates both the importance and limitations of reductionism in psychological explanation using the example of research into diet and obesity. It compares reductionism and holism and cautions students against simply using reductionism as a critique to be compared unfavourably with holism.
presented by Harriet Carmichael, fl. 2005 and Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; with Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by Shortcuts TV, in Core Concepts in Research (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 4 mins
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Core Concepts in Research, Reliability & Validity
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presented by Clare Parsons, fl. 2018 and Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; with Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by Shortcuts TV, in Core Concepts in Research (Shortcuts TV, 2018), 4 mins
Psychologists have told us a lot about human behaviour, but can we trust the findings? This film looks at the part played by reliability and validity in helping to answer this question. Reliability and external and internal validity are explained and the key tests of face, concurrent and ecological validity are i...
presented by Clare Parsons, fl. 2018 and Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; with Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by Shortcuts TV, in Core Concepts in Research (Shortcuts TV, 2018), 4 mins
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Core Concepts in Research, Sampling
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presented by Harriet Carmichael, fl. 2005 and Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by Shortcuts TV, in Core Concepts in Research (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 6 mins
Sampling is crucial in psychology but can be difficult to understand. This film offers a helping hand with a series of visual images that take students through target population, samples, representativeness and generalisability. It then looks at how sampling is done, illustrating differences between probability a...
presented by Harriet Carmichael, fl. 2005 and Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by Shortcuts TV, in Core Concepts in Research (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 6 mins
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Core Concepts in Research, Variables
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presented by Steve Taylor, fl. 2000 and Clare Parsons, fl. 2018; with Steve Taylor, fl. 2000, in Core Concepts in Research (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 5 mins
Although the idea of variables can seem dull and uninspiring, they are crucial because they're everywhere in psychology. This film provides a clear introduction to this concept, explaining and illustrating the key questions of definition, types, reliability, validity and application.
presented by Steve Taylor, fl. 2000 and Clare Parsons, fl. 2018; with Steve Taylor, fl. 2000, in Core Concepts in Research (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 5 mins
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Debates in Psychology, Nature and Nurture in Psychology
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presented by Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; with Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by Shortcuts TV, in Debates in Psychology (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 5 mins
Is human behaviour explained primarily by what we inherit (nature) or what we experience (nurture)? This film uses the example of whether there are ‘natural born killers’ to illustrate nature, nurture and interactionist approaches.
presented by Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; with Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by Shortcuts TV, in Debates in Psychology (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 5 mins
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Depression And Me
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produced by Mac Mackenzie, fl. 2018, Mark Lucas, fl. 2018 and David Dugan, fl. 1990-1994, Coasthouse Productions and Silverfish Media (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 49 mins
Alastair Campbell is best known for his role as Tony Blair’s formidable spin doctor but, away from the public eye, he has been dogged by crippling bouts of depression. Some days, just getting out of bed is too hard. Therapy and anti-depressant medication is helping him keep his head above water – but is that t...
produced by Mac Mackenzie, fl. 2018, Mark Lucas, fl. 2018 and David Dugan, fl. 1990-1994, Coasthouse Productions and Silverfish Media (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 49 mins
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Horizon, Series 54, Episode 7, A Week Without Lying: The Honesty Experiment
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directed by Vicki Cooper, fl. 2005-2016; produced by Susannah Wilkinson, fl. 2012 and Vicki Cooper, fl. 2005-2016, Thoroughly Modern Media and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Series 54, Episode 7 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 51 mins
We all lie up to nine times a day. It's a fundamental part of being human. But is all this lying bad for us? In a world first, pioneering scientists are about to find out. With brand new technology, they rig three people – a priest, an advertising exec and a YouTuber – making it impossible for them to lie unde...
directed by Vicki Cooper, fl. 2005-2016; produced by Susannah Wilkinson, fl. 2012 and Vicki Cooper, fl. 2005-2016, Thoroughly Modern Media and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Series 54, Episode 7 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 51 mins
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Insomnia: Causes & Treatments
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presented by Kevin Morgan, fl. 2002, Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; with Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by Shortcuts TV (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 5 mins
'Insomnia', says one of the respondents we interviewed, 'can be as debilitating as a physical injury'. This film looks at the causes of insomnia, the cycle of sleeplessness, and Professor Kevin Morgan explains some of the treatments and their effectiveness.
presented by Kevin Morgan, fl. 2002, Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; with Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by Shortcuts TV (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 5 mins
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