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Case Studies

By ShortCutsTV - 2019

If you go and see your doctor or a therapist, you'll become a 'case' to them. They'll want to know a lot more about you. Similarly, sociological case…

Participant Observation

By ShortCutsTV - 2019

Some research questions can only really be studied by sociologists getting out of their offices and interacting directly with the people they want to…

Self Report Methods: Interviews and Questionnaires

By ShortCutsTV - 2019

How do school students negotiate the pressures to perform well academically alongside the pressure to popular and cool? Carolyn Jackson combined…

Ainsworth: The Strange Situation

By ShortCutsTV - 2018

While John Bowlby focussed on the consequences of a lack of attachment, Mary Ainsworth took a step back and looked at the nature of attachment and…

Bowlby: Attachment & Maternal Deprivation

By ShortCutsTV - 2018

In the 1930s a young psychiatrist noticed how many of the disturbed children he saw had been separated from their parents in early life. This was…

Insomnia: Causes and Treatments

By ShortCutsTV - 2018

Insomnia', says one of the respondents we interviewed, 'can be as debilitating as a physical injury'. This film looks at the causes of insomnia, the…

Labelling Theory

By ShortCutsTV - 2018

Traditionally criminology focused on criminal action and its control. Labelling theory widened the focus to include the social reaction to crime and…

Mind-Mindedness and Attachment Security

By ShortCutsTV - 2018

Psychologists have long been aware that attachment security may be transmitted from one generation to the next. But how does this happen? A new idea…

Sleep, Memory & Learning

By ShortCutsTV - 2018

While sleep rests and repairs the brain, it continues to be active and sleep psychologists believe one of the things it's doing is helping to…

Space, Place & Crime

By ShortCutsTV - 2018

Spatial criminology asks whether it's possible to reduce crime by changing social spaces. This film begins with Zimbardo's influential abandoned cars…

Strain Theory

By ShortCutsTV - 2018

Merton was one of the first sociologists to look at the relationship between culture and crime. This film provides a clear introduction to Merton's…

The Structure of Sleep

By ShortCutsTV - 2018

Until relatively recently what happens while we sleep was a mystery. But that changed with the advent of polysomnography, the electrical recording of…

Why Do We Sleep?

By ShortCutsTV - 2018

We spend about a third of our lives asleep. But why do we need to sleep? Filmed at a University Sleep Lab, this short film demonstrates the effects…

Case Study Research

By ShortCutsTV - 2017

This film uses the well-known case of 'Genie', a girl kept in solitary confinement from infancy until she was 13, to illustrate the use of case…

Correlations

By ShortCutsTV - 2017

Correlations are relationships and this film begins by illustrating how the strength and direction of those relationships is measured. It then uses…