Tertiary Catalogue

Series: Health and Science


1 - Why Study Psychology & Research Methods & The Nervous System

1 - Why Study Psychology & Research Methods & The Nervous System

The first episode 'Why Study Psychology?' introduces psychology as a science of behaviour and mental processes. It explains how understanding why we think and act as we do enhances our lives. The second episode 'Research Methods' provides an...Show More
2 - The Neuron and Neural Transmission & Sensation and Perception & Consciousness

2 - The Neuron and Neural Transmission & Sensation and Perception & Consciousness

The first episode 'The Neuron and Neural Transmission' illustrates how the brain communicates with the body by explaining what the neuron is, how it functions, and what happens to that communication when neurological disorders occur. The second...Show More
3 - Classical and Operant Conditioning & Learning: Observational and Cognitive Approaches & Memory

3 - Classical and Operant Conditioning & Learning: Observational and Cognitive Approaches & Memory

The first episode 'Classical and Operant Conditioning' discusses Pavlov's classical conditioning experiment and how it demonstrates the process of learning by an association or relationship. The second episode 'Learning: Observational and...Show More
3 Words of Truth - Marisa Peer

3 Words of Truth - Marisa Peer

Joanna Rushton talks to Marissa Peer about how body image issues which manifest psychologically can be treated using hypnotherapy.
4 - Language and Cognition & Intelligence & Motivation

4 - Language and Cognition & Intelligence & Motivation

The first episode 'Language and Cognition' explores the fact that most animals have the ability to communicate, but only humans have language, symbols for objects, actions, ideas, and feelings. The second episode 'Intelligence' explores what...Show More
4 Weeks 2 a Higher Food IQ

4 Weeks 2 a Higher Food IQ

It doesn't take long to forge some great new habits like raising your food IQ. In this exciting programme, reality TV meets the new dietary guidelines as keen teen Lexi takes the four week challenge to change her life for the better. Working with...Show More
5 - Emotions & Infant and Child Development & Adolescent and Adult Development

5 - Emotions & Infant and Child Development & Adolescent and Adult Development

The first episode 'Emotions' asks the following questions: What are emotions? Are they learned or are they innate? Are they expressed in the same way throughout most cultures? The second episode 'Infant and Child Development' provides an...Show More
5 Critical Habitats

5 Critical Habitats

In the sea life is everywhere, but five habitats are like underwater cities. They are coral reefs, mangroves, salt marshes, sea grass beds and kelp forests. They provide safety, food, and a nursery for the young of many species. Yet they are in...Show More
6 - Gender and Sexuality & Personality Theories & Personality Traits and Assessment

6 - Gender and Sexuality & Personality Theories & Personality Traits and Assessment

The first episode 'Gender and Sexuality' explores the distinction between the terms sex and gender and describes the similarities and differences between men and women. The second episode 'Personality Theories' explores the three major theories...Show More
7 - Social Cognition & Attitudes & Group Influence

7 - Social Cognition & Attitudes & Group Influence

The first episode 'Social Cognition' focuses on how people form impressions of others and how people's behaviour is affected by attitudes. The second episode 'Attitudes' analyses the formation of attitudes and how they can be turned into...Show More
8 - Stress, Health and Coping & Understanding Psychological Disorders Part 1 & 2

8 - Stress, Health and Coping & Understanding Psychological Disorders Part 1 & 2

The first episode 'Stress, Health and Coping' chronicles a breast cancer survivor who employs successful coping strategies to aid in maintaining good health in stressful situations. The second episode 'Understanding Psychological Disorders Part...Show More
9 - Therapies & Personality Traits and Assessment & Making Psychology Part of Your Life

9 - Therapies & Personality Traits and Assessment & Making Psychology Part of Your Life

The first episode 'Therapies' examines four different styles of therapy treatment for mental disorders and discusses the role of each style of therapy. The second episode 'Personality Traits and Assessment' looks at the ways we can evaluate and...Show More
A Bit of Science behind Why We Become Stressed

A Bit of Science behind Why We Become Stressed

We’ve all heard the common phrase ‘flight or fight response’ when faced with alarming and difficult predicaments, but where did it originate? Chartered Occupational psychologist Emily Hutchinson discusses the science of the brain and...Show More
A Corporate Burnout - Tom Cronin

A Corporate Burnout - Tom Cronin

Joanna Rushton talks to Tom Cronin about how meditation can be used to aid in the treatment of Anxiety and Depression.
A Great Mystery: States of Consciousness

A Great Mystery: States of Consciousness

Of all the topics in psychology, there is none more vigorously debated than consciousness. In this lesson, researchers in neuroscience debate the mystery of consciousness and investigate the dimensions of awareness, circadian rhythms, as well as...Show More
A Marriage of Convenience: Sport and the Media

A Marriage of Convenience: Sport and the Media

Sport and the media – is sport over-represented, or appropriately represented in the media? Does media coverage of sport have a positive or negative influence on our physical activity levels? Television, radio, newspapers, internet - sport has...Show More
A Quick and Easy Mindfulness Exercise

A Quick and Easy Mindfulness Exercise

This quick and easy exercise in mindfulness can be done at home or in the workplace. Starting with your feet flat on the floor, this exercise centres on stillness and your awareness of the surroundings, your body, tensions following with a focus...Show More
A Simple Relaxation Exercise

A Simple Relaxation Exercise

This simple breathing exercise can be done anytime and anywhere. Focusing on breathing and relaxing the joints, this is best done whilst sitting down and only takes a few minutes.
A Soul Survivor - Carren Smith

A Soul Survivor - Carren Smith

Joanna Rushton talks to Carren Smith about her personal story about dealing with depression and anxiety.
A Two Minute Relaxation Exercise

A Two Minute Relaxation Exercise

If you’ve got two minutes to spare during your day, this quick exercise induces relaxation through controlled breathing. Taking slow gentle breaths in and out, this video provides guided instructions on breathing and mindfulness tips.
Access Consciousness - Dr Dain Heer

Access Consciousness - Dr Dain Heer

Joanna Rushton talks to Dain Heer about how Access Consciousness can help to overcome Depression and Anxiety.
Acids and Bases in the Home

Acids and Bases in the Home

This programme familiarises students with the features of acids and bases, and discusses their physical and chemical properties. The pH scale is introduced with examples of strong and weak acids and bases and the concept of neutral substances is...Show More
Acute and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Acute and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

This programme identifies the criteria for having PTSD and examines how it can evolve into a more chronic condition. Learn about the challenges of this disorder and what you can do to help.
Acute Cardiovascular Responses

Acute Cardiovascular Responses

When the body exercises, acute responses occur in the cardiovascular system, and our presenter wants to know more as she does her workout. Drawing on the expertise of a CrossFit coach, a highly trained athlete and a sports scientist, she explores...Show More
Acute Muscular Responses

Acute Muscular Responses

During exercise, multiple acute responses occur in the body to deliver more oxygen to the muscles. With the assistance of her CrossFit coach, a trained athlete, and a sports scientist, our presenter takes us through some of these responses,...Show More