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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 Shortcuts TV (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 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 trail 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 Shortcuts TV (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2019), 7 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 Shortcuts TV (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 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 Shortcuts TV (Leicester, England: Shortcuts TV, 2019), 7 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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Horizon, Season 54, Episode 6, Stopping Male Suicide
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directed by Natalie Hewit, fl. 2012; presented by Xand van Tulleken, 1978-; produced by Natalie Hewit, fl. 2012, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 54, Episode 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 48 mins
In the UK, suicide is the leading cause of death in men under 50. This sensitive film explores the gender paradox of suicide, asking questions that have remained taboo for too long. In a journey from pubs and clubs to the headquarters of an international men’s magazine, Horizon learns how we can try to stop thou...
directed by Natalie Hewit, fl. 2012; presented by Xand van Tulleken, 1978-; produced by Natalie Hewit, fl. 2012, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 54, Episode 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 48 mins
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Horizon, Series 54, Episode 7, 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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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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