Tag Archives | video

Milgram: Would I Pull That Switch?

One of the most talked about studies, both here on PsychBLOG and throughout popular psychology, is Milgram’s study of obedience.  Here he asked a volunteer sample of men from the New Haven area to administer increasingly powerful electric shocks to another person (a confederate).  How many people, both teachers and students alike asked themselves the […]

Proudly announcing PsychClips.co.uk

Following the success of our file sharing site for psychology teachers (PsychExchange.co.uk if you didn’t already know) we now release to the masses a video clip sharing site. PsychClips is a great new web site for psychology teachers to share video and audio clips that are hosted on youtube-type sites. There are already almost 100 […]

Video: Hemisphere Disconnection & Lateralisation of Function

In the AS course we look a the Sperry study of hemisphere disconnection and the findings surrounding lateralisation of function. It can be quite a difficult and dry study (although it’s one of my favorites and I have a fab PowerPoint that I will put in the resources share) and videos are few-and-far-between so thanks […]

Children see. Children do.

The influence of our role models on behaviour is something of particular interest to psychologists and we study it through the entire psychology course. More specifically we look at the research conducted by Bandura and his work into Social Learning Theory (SLT) in the imitation of aggression. In a television advertisement called “Children See. Children […]