Tertiary Catalogue

Psychology


Learn to Worry Less

Learn to Worry Less

2 Minutes to Success

Learn to Worry Less is a video which acknowledges we are inundated with worry, but shows we can learn to manage it even in unpredictable times. Learn to Worry Less is a video in which psychology expert Peter Quarry shows simple strategies to...Show More
Survive Uncertainty and Fear

Survive Uncertainty and Fear

2 Minutes to Success

Survive Uncertainty and Fear is a video that helps people understand feelings of uncertainty and fear, especially with the pandemic and its domino effect on global economies, job losses, health issues and a stream of bad news. This video helps...Show More
Survive a Personal Crisis

Survive a Personal Crisis

2 Minutes to Success

Survive a Personal Crisis is an important program for anyone facing death of a loved one, illness, relationship breakdown, financial loss or trauma. Each can deeply affect your ability to work. During times of personal crisis, Peter Quarry...Show More
Recover from My Mistake

Recover from My Mistake

2 Minutes to Success

Recover from my Mistake is a video to help anyone feeling bad about a making a mistake, to stop wasting time beating yourself up about it, and learn to recover gracefully and thrive. We all make mistakes and can recover, and learn from them, as...Show More
How to Develop Optimism

How to Develop Optimism

2 Minutes to Success

How to Develop Optimism is a simple video that shows how optimism is a skill you can learn and how you can benefit in your relationships, your work and your health. Psychology expert Peter Quarry describes the considerable difference you make to...Show More
Mind over Mood

Mind over Mood

2 Minutes to Success

Mind over Mood will help you understand how to control your moods and switch to positive constructive thinking. Psychologist Eve Ash explains how to change, what she calls, the Negative Land of W (Wishing, Whining and Wasting Time) to the...Show More
Overcome Anxiety

Overcome Anxiety

2 Minutes to Success

Overcome Anxiety will help people feel normal, given 1 in 4 people now experience anxiety more frequently. In this video, learners will discover that anxiety includes symptoms like a racing heart, a desire to withdraw socially, excessive...Show More
Overcome Insomnia

Overcome Insomnia

2 Minutes to Success

Overcome Insomnia is a video that will help the estimated 30% of people who have trouble with how well or how much they are sleeping. While everyone's sleep hours differ, we all need sufficient deep and rapid eye movement (REM) sleep to be...Show More
Overcome a Knockback

Overcome a Knockback

2 Minutes to Success

Overcome a Knockback is a video explaining how knockbacks handled correctly, can be useful guides to achieving what we want. Whether it's a rejected job application, a project proposal or an idea that you floated at a meeting, knockbacks can be...Show More
Psychology, Law, Lies and False Memories

Psychology, Law, Lies and False Memories

Insights and Strategies

Eyewitness testimony and its veracity presents problems for juries and judges, according to the University of California's Dr Elizabeth Loftus. She tells Eve Ash that this intersection of psychology and law has revealed that the more confident a...Show More
Lies, Crimes and False Confessions

Lies, Crimes and False Confessions

Insights and Strategies

Eve Ash discusses why people tell lies with the University of Massachusetts Amherst's Professor Robert Feldman, a specialist in psychological and brain sciences. He has studied lying for many years and observes that (1) all people tell lies in...Show More
Living with Lies

Living with Lies

Insights and Strategies

Eve Ash talks to Professor Robert Feldman (University of Massachusetts Amherst) about his research for the book "The Liar in Your Life": He reveals that we all lie at different times, there are many types of lies ranging from the unconscious to...Show More
Love, Lies and Exaggeration

Love, Lies and Exaggeration

Insights and Strategies

People sometimes lie for a reason and will exaggerate to enhance their prestige in the eyes of others. People having secret affairs tell lies; this was the situation for Eve Ash's mother who lied for years about Eve's biological father. Eve's...Show More
The Ethics of Abortion: When Does Life Begin?

The Ethics of Abortion: When Does Life Begin?

The controversies surrounding abortion involve a clash between two fundamental rights: the right of the unborn child, or foetus, and the rights of the mother. This video begins with the storm created by leading case of Roe vs Wade and then...Show More
The Cannibal on Bus 1170: Rethinking Moral Panics

The Cannibal on Bus 1170: Rethinking Moral Panics

When Vincent Li murdered and then cannibalised 22-year-old Tim McLean on a Greyhound bus heading for Winnipeg, the shock waves ran through Canadian society. But when Li was found unfit to face trial and later released, shock turned to outrage and...Show More
Stress as a Psychological Process

Stress as a Psychological Process

Psychology Concepts

This programme begins by defining stress and its causes. Types of stressors like daily life hassles and major life events, and the psychological responses of eustress and distress are explored. The second half of the programme looks closely at...Show More
Stress as a Biological Process

Stress as a Biological Process

Psychology Concepts

We all feel stress: a response to demands that exceed our ability to cope. It’s not only psychological – biology plays a major role in the stress response. This programme details the immediate physiological processes of fight or flight...Show More
Managing and Coping with Stress

Managing and Coping with Stress

Psychology Concepts

Psychologists have studied the cognitive and emotional strategies we use to cope with stress for decades. This programme explores the benefits and costs of two widely recognised strategies: avoidance and approach. Additional strategies of social...Show More
Alzheimer’s Disease for ALFs

Alzheimer’s Disease for ALFs

A must for health care workers in assisted living facilities. Understand AD through interviews from family members and staff.
Ethical Issues in Psychology

Ethical Issues in Psychology

The Concepts of Psychology: Part 1

Psychologists don’t just owe a duty of care to the participants of their research, they also have a duty to produce creative and socially useful research, and sometimes these obligations come into conflict. From this basis, an ethical case can...Show More
Situational Theory

Situational Theory

The Concepts of Psychology: Part 1

While most psychologists look to explain behaviour in terms of factors within individuals, others focus more on situations, and one of these is Philip Zimbardo. Here Zimbardo uses extracts from his infamous Stanford Prison Study and abuse of...Show More
What Are Ethics?

What Are Ethics?

The Concepts of Psychology: Part 1

Here we introduce students to the idea of ethics, the ethical regulation of psychology and how it works in practice.
Free Will and Determinism

Free Will and Determinism

The Concepts of Psychology: Part 1

Do we have choices in life or is our behaviour determined? Recent advances in neuroscience have thrown new light on this long running issue. Here we look at, and reconstruct, Libet’s seminal experiment with Professor Patrick Haggard of the...Show More
Introducing Psychology

Introducing Psychology

The Concepts of Psychology: Part 1

A start! Gives students a flavour of biological, developmental and cognitive Psychology. Great for first week of term or Open Days.
Part 1

Part 1

Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive, degenerative disorder that attacks the brain’s nerve cells resulting in loss of memory, thinking and language skills and behavioural changes.