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Psychology Top 10

Created By: Gabrielle Perretta | Last Updated: Jul 12, 2022

(Contains 10 resources)

  • Eric Shiraev Discusses the History of Psychology
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    Eric Shiraev Discusses the History of Psychology

    Academic:Eric Shiraev Ph.D.

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    Publisher: SAGE Publications, Ltd. (2016)

    Prof. Eric Shiraev's discussion of the history of psychology will enlighten students who are interested in the field with examples from contemporary culture as well as possibilities for the application of psychological research. Shiraev shines a light on connections between culture--particularly the Internet--and economics and psychology.

  • Tom Gilovich Defines Cognitive Bias
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    Tom Gilovich Defines Cognitive Bias

    Academic:Thomas D. Gilovich Ph.D.

    Content Type: videos

    Publisher: SAGE Publications, Ltd. (2016)

    Professor Thomas Gilovich defines cognitive bias as a source of error in judgment and decision-making caused by misconceptions. These misconceptions may be related to how we want the world to be or to incorrect information.

  • David Dunning Defines Dunning-Kruger Effect
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    David Dunning Defines Dunning-Kruger Effect

    Academic:David Dunning

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    Publisher: SAGE Publications, Ltd. (2016)

    Dr. David Dunning defines the Dunning-Kruger effect as the observation that incompetent people can't know that they're incompetent, because they do not have the skills to judge their competence.

  • Health Psychology
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    Health Psychology

    Academic:Richard De Visser Ph.D.

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    Publisher: SAGE Publications, Ltd. (2016)

    Dr. Richard De Visser discusses how to outline the key components of models of behavior change to describe the influence of information, motivation, and behavioral skills. He also explains how social support and social contextual factors may facilitate healthy behavior change. Dr. De Visser takes a psychosocial perspective because, he explains, although it is individuals who enact various behaviors, their choices are influenced by their social context.

  • Sex and Sexuality
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    Sex and Sexuality

    Practitioner:German Rodriguez, Carla Valdez
    Academic:John P Elia Ph.D.
    Practitioner:Martha Kempner
    Academic:James Elias Ph.D., Verta Taylor Ph.D., Nicole Raeburn Ph.D., Stan Charnofsky Ed.D., Diane Gehart Ph.D.
    Practitioner:Craig Miller

    Content Type: videos

    Publisher: Intelecom Learning (2006)

    Sex education for adolescents is a hotly debated issue. This program argues the merits of peer-led counseling, abstinence-only approaches, parent responsibility, and school-based curricula.

  • Language Development
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    Language Development

    Academic:David Ludden Ph.D.

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    Publisher: SAGE Publications, Ltd. (2016)

    Professor David Ludden provides a basic overview of childhood language development, starting before birth and continuing into the primary school years. He discusses speech perception, speech production, vocabulary, conversational skills, and syntax.

  • Research Methods in Psychology
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    Research Methods in Psychology

    Academic:Keon West Ph.D.

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    Publisher: SAGE Publications, Ltd. (2016)

    Dr. Keon West discusses research methods in psychology. A scientific hypothesis is one of the most important parts of a study because it is the starting point; a poorly formed hypothesis can cause research to suffer. It is also important to consider demand characteristics, which can cause participants to give the answer they think the experimenter wants, skewing the data.

  • Child Speech & Language Development
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    Child Speech & Language Development

    Practitioner:Rachel Tang, Jennifer Cook
    Client/Patient:Alessio , Matthew

    Content Type: videos

    Publisher: SAGE Publications, Ltd. (2016)

    Rachel Tang and Jennifer Cook discuss speech and language therapy and their work at the I CAN Meath School. Speech and Language therapists work with people to enable them to communicate functionally in the world. Tang and Cook discuss different techniques they use and different skills that are needed to be a speech therapist.

  • Language Development
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    Language Development

    Academic:Laura E. Levine Ph.D.

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    Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc. (2013)

    Dr. Laura Levine explains that language acquisition begins before birth, and that children show a marked preference for their mother's voice and language. She also tells a story to show that imitation is not the only way children learn language.

  • Misunderstood Moods: Bipolar Disorder & Media Narratives
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    Misunderstood Moods: Bipolar Disorder & Media Narratives

    Academic:Ana Santos

    Content Type: videos

    Publisher: SAGE Publications, Ltd. (2021)

    Ana Santos, Neuroscience PhD student at Carleton University and the Royal Institute of Mental Health Research, discusses bipolar disorder using an example from the film, Silver Linings Playbook.

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