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Aftershock: Milgram, Obedience and Identity
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presented by Clare Parsons, fl. 2018; with S. Alexander Haslam, Steve Reicher and Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by Shortcuts TV (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 13 mins
Milgram’s obedience experiments are among the most famous studies ever conducted in psychology. Generations of students have been taught that they demonstrated how easily ordinary people can be persuaded to harm others when instructed to by a person in authority. But did Milgram's research really show that? Usin...
presented by Clare Parsons, fl. 2018; with S. Alexander Haslam, Steve Reicher and Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by Shortcuts TV (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 13 mins
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Are You What Your Mother Ate? The Agouti Mouse Study
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presented by Steve Taylor, fl. 2000 and Clare Parsons, fl. 2018; produced by Shortcuts TV (Toronto, ON: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 14 mins
The foetal susceptibility hypothesis suggests the nourishment an embryo receives from its a mother is a major determinant of health in later life. In this video, Professor Randy Jirtle tells the story of his ground-breaking experiment at Duke University that provided the first ever scientific evidence of the causa...
presented by Steve Taylor, fl. 2000 and Clare Parsons, fl. 2018; produced by Shortcuts TV (Toronto, ON: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 14 mins
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Debates in Psychology, Determinism and Free-Will
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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), 6 mins
Do we really have free will? And, if so, where does it come from? In this film, Professor Patrick Haggard explains the differences between free will and behavioural, psychic and neurological determinism. We then reconstruct Benjamin Libet's seminal experiment on determinism, showing its implications for understand...
presented by Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; with Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by Shortcuts TV, in Debates in Psychology (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 6 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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Experimental Research Methods, Natural Experiments
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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 Experimental Research Methods (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 6 mins
In natural experiments circumstances present researchers with an opportunity to test the effect of one variable on another in ways that could not be done in a laboratory experiment. This video looks at natural experiments in psychology to illustrate how they work, their differences from other methods, and their st...
presented by Clare Parsons, fl. 2018 and Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; with Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by Shortcuts TV, in Experimental Research Methods (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 6 mins
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Insomnia: Causes and 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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Issues in Psychology, Ethics & Ethical Issues in Psychology
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presented by Steve Taylor, fl. 2000 and Clare Parsons, fl. 2018; with Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by Shortcuts TV, in Issues in Psychology (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 6 mins
This film begins by looking at how stricter ethical guidelines were developed in psychology. Using an on-going research project, it illustrates contemporary ethical guidelines and the issues arising from the potential conflicts between protecting participants and producing socially useful research. It ends by ask...
presented by Steve Taylor, fl. 2000 and Clare Parsons, fl. 2018; with Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by Shortcuts TV, in Issues in Psychology (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 6 mins
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Issues in Psychology, Psychology and Ethnocentrism
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presented by Elizabeth Meins, fl. 2013, Clare Parsons, fl. 2018 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
Might psychology have ethnocentric biases? This film begins by explaining the key concept of social construction and then illustrates three sources of potential ethnocentrism: researcher, conceptual and reporting bias. It also stresses the importance of evaluation. Is there clear evidence of ethnocentrism? Is et...
presented by Elizabeth Meins, fl. 2013, Clare Parsons, fl. 2018 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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Issues in Psychology, Understanding Socially Sensitive Research
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presented by Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; with Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by Shortcuts TV, in Issues in Psychology (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 5 mins
While ethics is about the conduct of research, socially sensitive research is about the consequences. Might it harm some individuals or groups? Using the example of recent research into genetics and education, this film illustrates the questions typically asked about socially sensitive research and shows how probl...
presented by Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; with Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by Shortcuts TV, in Issues in Psychology (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 5 mins
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Non-Experimental Research Methods, Correlations
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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 Non-Experimental Research Methods (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 4 mins
Correlations are relationships and this film begins by illustrating how the strength and direction of those relationships is measured. It then uses real research studies to illustrate the uses of correlations, their limitations and how easily correlation data can be misused.
presented by Clare Parsons, fl. 2018 and Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; with Steve Taylor, fl. 2000; produced by Shortcuts TV, in Non-Experimental Research Methods (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2018), 4 mins
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