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Link "Dopamine: the two-faced molecule behind addiction and Parkinson's disease". Short documentary

This short documentary presented by Prof. Fred Toates of the Open University, explores the role of dopamine in human behaviour, specifically in...

addiction, Psychology, dopamine, reward, stimulus, Parkinson's disease, bipolar disorder, mania view
Link Psychology Biographies - Allpsych Online

This is a link to biographical information on a number of famous psychologists, including Freud, Adler, Eysenck, Piaget and Watson. When reading...

Psychology, biography, biographical information, Freud, Skinner, History, eysenck, Piaget view
Link Classical conditioning

A learning object produced for the X4L Colossus Project. It discusses Pavlov's discovery of classical conditioning when working in his laboratory...

Animal Behaviour, Learning, Pavlov, Conditioning, Psychology view
Link Introduction to Psychology Course by the Saylor Foundation

This is a link to an online, introductory course which presents the fundamental principles of psychology. It begins with a short overview of the...

Psychology, nature, nurture, nature-nurture debate, memory, Cognition, Communication, neurospsychology, Introduction, introduction to psychology, Learning, sensation, Perception, development, adolescence, psychopathology view
Link Hofling et al.'s (1966) Study of Obedience on SimplyPysychology

Summary of Hofling et al.'s (1966) hospital study of obedience, as presented on the SimplyPsychology site by Saul McLeod, a Psychology Lecturer at...

Psychology, social, psychosocial, obedience, ethics view
Link What Happens When Things Go Wrong - Youtube Clip

Professor Paul Bloom, Yale University, gives a lecture on psychopathology. He discusses the various ways of defining mental illness before...

Psychology, abnormal psychology, psychopathology, Schizophrenia, personality disorders, anxiety disorders, dissociative disorders view
Link Asch's Conformity Experiments

Link to Solomon Asch's conformity experiments which demonstrate  peer pressure of conforming to the group, resulting in participants giving an...

Psychology, conformity, ethics, experiment, social psychology view
Link Starting With Psychology

This Open University  unit investigates at a number of different explanations that psychologists put forward in their attempts to understand why...

introduction to psychology, Psychology, relationships, group pressure, thinking, Cognition, split-brain view
Link The Body: A Phenomenological Perspective

In Psychology, the body has traditionally been treated as a biological object. However, some psychologists recognise that there may be more to our...

Phenomenology, Psychology, social psychology, the body view
Link Freudian Theory - Quiz

This is a link to a fun quiz on Freud and his theory. It can be taken online or in HTML. Average answers revealed.

Freud, psychoanalysis, Psychology view
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