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Beyond Genetics
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presented by Jennifer Smith, fl. 2016 and Clare Parsons, fl. 2018; produced by ShortCutsTV (Leicester, England: ShortCutsTV, 2016), 23 mins
There’s a revolution that is challenging a century of taken for granted assumptions about genetics and raising new questions. How does environment affect gene expression? Could we be passing on more than just our genes? This film provides an accessible introduction to a new science of epigenetics that is giving...
presented by Jennifer Smith, fl. 2016 and Clare Parsons, fl. 2018; produced by ShortCutsTV (Leicester, England: ShortCutsTV, 2016), 23 mins
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The Cannibal on Bus 1170: Re-Thinking Moral Panics
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presented by Steve Taylor, fl. 2000 and Clare Parsons, fl. 2018; produced by ShortCutsTV (Leicester, England: ShortCutsTV, 2019), 7 mins
When Vincent Li murdered and then cannibalised 22 year old Tim McLean on a Greyhound Bus heading for Winnipeg, the shock waves ran through Canadian society. But when Li was found unfit to face trial and later released, shock turned to outrage and triggered a social media moral panic. This film looks at the social...
presented by Steve Taylor, fl. 2000 and Clare Parsons, fl. 2018; produced by ShortCutsTV (Leicester, England: ShortCutsTV, 2019), 7 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 ShortCutsTV, in Core Concepts in Research (ShortCutsTV, 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 ShortCutsTV, in Core Concepts in Research (ShortCutsTV, 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 ShortCutsTV, in Core Concepts in Research (Leicester, England: ShortCutsTV, 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 ShortCutsTV, in Core Concepts in Research (Leicester, England: ShortCutsTV, 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: ShortCutsTV, 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: ShortCutsTV, 2018), 5 mins
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The Ethics of Abortion: When Does Life Begin?
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presented by Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by ShortCutsTV (Leicester, England: ShortCutsTV, 2019), 7 mins
The controversies surrounding abortion involve a clash between two fundamental rights: the right of the unborn child, or foetus, and the rights of the mother. This film begins with the storm created by leading case of Roe vs Wade and then provides students with an unbiased analysis of the ethical issues underlying...
presented by Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by ShortCutsTV (Leicester, England: ShortCutsTV, 2019), 7 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 ShortCutsTV, in Experimental Research Methods (Leicester, England: ShortCutsTV, 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 ShortCutsTV, in Experimental Research Methods (Leicester, England: ShortCutsTV, 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 ShortCutsTV, in Issues in Psychology (Leicester, England: ShortCutsTV, 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 ShortCutsTV, in Issues in Psychology (Leicester, England: ShortCutsTV, 2018), 6 mins
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Maths in Psychology, Episode 4, How to Calculate: The Mann Whitney U Test
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presented by Deb Gajic; produced by ShortCutsTV, in Maths in Psychology, Episode 4 (Leicester, England: ShortCutsTV, 2018), 3 mins
Deb Gajic (The Polesworth School and ATP) takes you through the process of calculating the Mann Whitney U Test.
presented by Deb Gajic; produced by ShortCutsTV, in Maths in Psychology, Episode 4 (Leicester, England: ShortCutsTV, 2018), 3 mins
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Maths in Psychology, Episode 5, How to Understand: Probability
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produced by ShortCutsTV, in Maths in Psychology, Episode 5 (Leicester, England: ShortCutsTV, 2018), 4 mins
Deb Gajic (The Polesworth School and ATP) shows you how to understand probability in psychology.
produced by ShortCutsTV, in Maths in Psychology, Episode 5 (Leicester, England: ShortCutsTV, 2018), 4 mins
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