Psychology of mental health
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Psychology of mental health (C848): The study of psychological well-beingDisplaying 1 - 10 of 10
|"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|
|"Is Autism an extreme of the male brain?" A lecture by Simon Baron-Cohen||
This is a Stockholm Psychiatry Lecture given by Professor Simon Baron-Cohen of Cambridge University, entitled "Is Autism an extreme of the male...
|Gender, autism, aspergers, Brain, brain scanning, empathy||view|
|Allpsych - the Virtual Psychology Classroom||
AllPsych is dedicated to the education of psychology and this is a link to the website which contains a number of useful materials and references...
|virtual classroom, Reference, quizzes, research methods||view|
|Classical Psychology: Eysenck Discussing the Biological Basis of Personality in 1980||
This clip is of Prof. Hans Eysenck (1916-1997) giving a St Göran lecture held in 1980 outlining his famous theory, "Biological Bases of...
|personality, eysenck, extroversion, introverts, levels of arousal, Brain, individual difference||view|
|Eero Castrén: Why do antidepressants work?||
Prof. Eero Castrén from Helsinki University, gave this Stockholm Psychiatry Lecture in September 2012 at Nobel Forum, Karolinksa Institute....
|antidepressants, Psychiatry, Neuroscience, Neurobiology, Brain, Neurotransmitters, plasticity||view|
|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|
|Prof. Mark Williams on Mindfulness||
Professor Mark Williams from Oxford University delivers a lecture to the public about the science of mindfulness. The event was Science Oxford...
|mindfulness, Psychology, Science, depression, Emotion, mental health, Brain, meditation||view|
|The Autistic Spectrum: From Theory to Practice||
This is a link to an Open University unit on autism, where the wide spectrum of disorders associated with autism is described. The unit then...
|autism, asperger's, Psychology, psychological disorders, developmental disorders, child development, research, diagnosis, treatment||view|
|Types of Reliability||
Research Methods Knowledge Base page from the Web Center for Social Research Methods (Cornell University) introduces the major forms of...
|reliability, Validity, statistics||view|
|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|