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As with its sociological sister, ShortCuts to Psychology is a new series of free films designed to clearly and concisely illustrate key ideas and concepts across a range of topics – from family, through deviance to psychological theory and methods. The films are:
- short: between 30 seconds and a couple of minutes
- focused on definitions, explanations and analysis
- framed around expert sociologists in their field.
In this film Professor David Wilson offers up a definition of offender profiling.
For Sociology, you might find these two Sociology texts created for the new 2015 Specification particularly useful:
Psychologists might also find it’s worth downloading the PY3 and PY4 eBooks.
These resources are available in both text and flash versions.
This magazine, pitched at A-level Psychology students, has a long and venerable history of supplying good-quality articles and support materials designed to help students gain a deeper knowledge and understanding of both psychology and the requirements of the A-level exam.
The publishers, Hodder Education, have started to develop a strong web presence for the print magazine, part of which involves offering some nice freebies related to each issue’s content, which you can check-out here:
Sample Magazine allows you to browse a sample of Psychology review’s articles online.
Free Resources include activities, supplementary notes, posters, podcasts and short video clips.
Part of the launch of our new “Revising Psychology” series of films, aimed at a-level and ap psychology teachers and students, on Research Methods and Issues / Debates involves giving teachers and students free access to some of the series.
If you missed the first free revision film (Correlations), you can view it online here.
Our second free revision film looks at the question “Is Psychology a Science?” by taking students through the key characteristics of science and the scientific method, using examples drawn from classic and contemporary studies.
The film covers key:
- knowledge: defining science, objectivity, the scientific method
- applications: Popper, Maguire, Zimbardo, Haslam and Reicher
- explanations: identifying and applying the key characteristics of science
You can view these, other free films and previews of all our sociology and psychology films on our on-demand site.
We’re starting to release the first batch of films in our new Revising Psychology series – short, informative, videos aimed at students and teachers and designed to both consolidate learning and suggest ways to gain the best possible exam grade.
The films can be rented (48-hours) or bought (individually or in selected bundles) and can be viewed in a variety of formats – desktop, tablet and mobile.