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Psychopharmacology

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Psychopharmacology (C863): The study of the behavioural and psychological effects of drugs.

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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 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
Link 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
Link 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.

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antidepressants, Psychiatry, Neuroscience, Neurobiology, Brain, Neurotransmitters, plasticity 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 Joseph LeDoux Lecture on "Our Emotional Brains"

"Our Emotional Brains" - delivered by Professor Joseph LeDoux, was the third Copernicus Center Lecture.

The 2011 Copernicus Center Lecture...

Brain, emotions, Neuroscience, limbic system, homeostasis, neurotransmission, threat, brain surgery view
Link 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
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
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