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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 ShortCutsTV, in Core Concepts in Research (Leicester, England: ShortCutsTV, 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 ShortCutsTV, in Core Concepts in Research (Leicester, England: ShortCutsTV, 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 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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