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Lectures given to support my Introduction to Psychology courses at Portland Community College, Portland, Oregon, USA. This is an "enhanced" podcast, so it includes my presentation slides -- open the Artwork Viewer, if you're on iTunes.

Lectures given to support my Introduction to Psychology courses at Portland Community College, Portland, Oregon, USA. This is an "enhanced" podcast, so it includes my presentation slides -- open the Artwork Viewer, if you're on iTunes.
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United States

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Lectures given to support my Introduction to Psychology courses at Portland Community College, Portland, Oregon, USA. This is an "enhanced" podcast, so it includes my presentation slides -- open the Artwork Viewer, if you're on iTunes.

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English


Episodes

PSY202A Episode 15 - Psychological Disorders Pt 3

6/4/2008
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Covers schizophrenia, eating disorders, treatments

Duration:01:34:01

PSY202A Episode 14 - Psychological Disorders Pt 2

6/2/2008
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Covers mood disorders, anxiety disorders, PTSD, dissociative disorders, personality disorders

Duration:01:29:47

PSY202A Episode 13 - Psychological Disorders Pt 1

5/28/2008
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Part 1 of psychological disorders. Covers the concept of abnormality, history, and medical model.

Duration:01:24:59

PSY202A Episode 12 - Stress Pt 2

5/15/2008
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Theories of stress: Selye's General Adaptation Syndrome; Lazarus's appraisal based model

Duration:01:20:03

PSY202A Episode 11 - Stress

5/13/2008
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Covers an introduction to stress, including the nervous system and neuroendocrine system

Duration:00:36:30

PSY202A Episode 10 - Social Psychology, Pt 3

5/13/2008
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Covers groups and social cognition. Also friendship, attraction and romance.

Duration:00:50:52

PSY202A Episode 9 - Social Psychology, Pt 2

5/8/2008
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Social influences on individual behavior

Duration:00:35:00

PSY202A Episode 8 - Social Psychology, Pt 1

5/6/2008
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Covers social norms, roles, conformity and obedience. WARNING: audio cuts out before the end of the episode.

Duration:01:27:00

PSY202A Episode 7 - Personality, Part 2

5/1/2008
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Covers the trait perspective, and social-cognitive perspective.

Duration:01:12:19

PSY202A Episode 6 - Personality Pt 1

4/29/2008
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Personality Theories - Part 1: Psychodynamic & Humanistic perspectives.

Duration:01:17:10

PSY201A Episode 8 - Memory Part 2

2/5/2008
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Memory: Errors and retrieval.

Duration:01:16:31

PSY201A Episode 7 - Memory part 1 & Bell exercise 2.2

1/31/2008
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First half of this episode covers the James Bell workbook exercise 2.2 on how to identify psychological research. Second half covers memory, primarily encoding, storage, and associative networks.

Duration:01:28:36

PSY201A Episode 6 - Nervous System & Brain

1/24/2008
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Nervous system part 2: glial cells & hormones. Brain structure and function; neuroimaging; hemispheric specialization; brain damage; plasticity.

Duration:01:15:40

PSY201A Episode 5 - Nervous system & Neurons

1/22/2008
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Nervous system organization & function. Neuroanatomy. action potential process, neurotransmitters & neurotransmission. Psychophysiology lab: muscle unit recruitment.

Duration:01:20:00

PSY201A Episode 4 - Systems & Methods

1/17/2008
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The scientific method, and methods of experimentation in psychology. Covers independent & dependent variables, control & experimental conditions, sampling, assignment.

Duration:01:17:49

PSY201A Episode 3 - History, Systems & Methods Part 1

1/15/2008
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This episode covers history of psychology post-renaissance, perspectives in psychology, and begins discussion of systems and methods: Scientific terminology.

Duration:01:06:20

PSY201A Episode 2 - Electronic Resources and History of Psychology Part 1

1/10/2008
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Covers electronic resources for learning & studying: MyPCC; textbook & MyPsychLab sites; podcast; weblog. Began survey of philosophy of mind-body dualism. Plato, Aristotle, Thomas Aquinas.

Duration:01:16:37

PSY201A Episode 1 - Course Introduction

1/8/2008
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Introduction to my course in introductory psychology. Course policies and procedures. Psychophysiology labs.

Duration:01:15:26

PSY202A Episode 5 - Motivation Pt. 2 and Emotion

5/1/2007
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This episode covers sex motivation and emotion.

Duration:01:12:18

PSY202A Episode 4 - Motivation

4/19/2007
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Motivation concepts and principles; Maslow's hierarchy of needs; Instinct; Hunger

Duration:01:29:18