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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, 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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Experimental Research Methods, Laboratory Experiments
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presented by Steve Taylor, fl. 2000, Clare Parsons, fl. 2018 and Harriet Carmichael, fl. 2005; with Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by Shortcuts TV, in Experimental Research Methods (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2016), 7 mins
This video uses some famous psychological studies to explain the experimental method and illustrate how laboratory experiments are done, their strengths and limitations and, often forgotten, how these limitations do not apply uniformly to all experimental studies.
presented by Steve Taylor, fl. 2000, Clare Parsons, fl. 2018 and Harriet Carmichael, fl. 2005; with Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by Shortcuts TV, in Experimental Research Methods (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2016), 7 mins
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Issues in Psychology, Usefulness of Research
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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 Issues in Psychology (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 6 mins
Have you ever wondered why some people claim to see the face of Jesus in their toast? Well, psychologists at the University of Toronto did. But why? This film uses a number of studies to illustrate how the usefulness of psychological research is assessed and evaluated. And if you're wondering about the toast, it w...
presented by Harriet Carmichael, fl. 2005 and Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; with Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by Shortcuts TV, in Issues in Psychology (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 6 mins
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Rethinking Obesity: Nurture via Nature?
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presented by Jennifer Smith, fl. 2016 and Clare Parsons, fl. 2018; with Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by Shortcuts TV (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2017), 16 mins
This video explores an interactionist approach to obesity. Part 1 shows how cultural and environmental changes have altered our relationship with food and created an ‘obesogenic environment’. But why isn’t everyone obese? Part 2 filmed at the Dept. of Neuroscience at Cambridge University, Professor Giles Yeo...
presented by Jennifer Smith, fl. 2016 and Clare Parsons, fl. 2018; with Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by Shortcuts TV (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2017), 16 mins
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Revising Experimental Research Methods, Experimental Design
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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 Revising Experimental Research Methods (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 8 mins
This short video uses a real world example (the relationship between learning and time of day) to explore 3 different types of experimental design: Repeated Measures, Independent Measures and Matched Pairs. The film explores their respective strengths and weaknesses as each design is applied to the learning exampl...
presented by Clare Parsons, fl. 2018 and Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; with Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by Shortcuts TV, in Revising Experimental Research Methods (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 8 mins
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Revising Experimental Research Methods, Field Experiments
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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 Revising Experimental Research Methods (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 7 mins
Field Experiments uses a range of classic studies - Hofling, Piliavin, Fisher and Geiselman - to take you through the key ideas and skills required to produce an excellent exam answer.
presented by Harriet Carmichael, fl. 2005 and Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; with Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by Shortcuts TV, in Revising Experimental Research Methods (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 7 mins
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Revising Issues in Psychology, Ethnocentrism
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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 Revising Issues in Psychology (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 8 mins
Revision video designed to highlight the ideas you need to grasp (such as how ethnocentrism is defined and socially constructed) and skills you need to display (applying your knowledge of researcher, conceptual and reporting bias and evaluating the uses and limitations of the concept) to construct effective exam a...
presented by Clare Parsons, fl. 2018 and Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; with Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by Shortcuts TV, in Revising Issues in Psychology (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 8 mins
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Sleep, Memory & Learning
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presented by Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; with Steve Taylor, fl. 2000 and Gareth Gaskell, fl. 1992; produced by Shortcuts TV (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 3 mins
While sleep rests and repairs the brain, it continues to be active and sleep psychologists believe one of the things it’s doing is helping to consolidate memories. This short film looks at Professor Gaskell’s research comparing participants who learn in the morning and are tested in the evening with those who...
presented by Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; with Steve Taylor, fl. 2000 and Gareth Gaskell, fl. 1992; produced by Shortcuts TV (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 3 mins
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Using Animals in Psychological Research
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presented by Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; with Phil Banyard, 1953- and Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by Shortcuts TV (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 5 mins
This film begins with how animals were used in psychological research by looking at Harlow's experiments, where baby rhesus monkeys were isolated in 'the pit of despair'. It explains the current ethical and legal regulation of using animals in research, illustrates how decisions are made, and ends with the questio...
presented by Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; with Phil Banyard, 1953- and Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by Shortcuts TV (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 5 mins
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