One Million Downloads

1 12 2013

My lecture podcast for my Abnormal Psychology Course (link) just passed one million downloads since I started keeping track in 2009. I am very happy it has benefitted so many people. I get emails from people all over the world with appreciation for my podcasts.




PSY239 Podcast Episodes 6 & 7

6 02 2008

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PSY201A Podcast Episode 7 – Memory part 1 & Bell exercise 2.2

31 01 2008

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. Read the rest of this entry »




PSY239 Podcast Episodes 4 and 5

25 01 2008

Episode 4 – Assessment and Diagnosis: Assessment: interviews, self-report, neurological. Diagnosis: DSM and the medical model for mental illness; ICD.Episode 5 – Mood Disorders Part 1: Mood Disorders introduction; symptoms; etiology of depression and bipolar disorder. Read the rest of this entry »




PSY201A Podcast Episode 6 – Nervous System & Brain

24 01 2008

Nervous system part 2: glial cells & hormones. Brain structure and function; neuroimaging; hemispheric specialization; brain damage; plasticity. Read the rest of this entry »




PSY201A Podcast Episode 5 – Nervous system & Neurons

22 01 2008

Nervous system organization & function. Neuroanatomy. action potential process, neurotransmitters & neurotransmission. Psychophysiology lab: muscle unit recruitment. Read the rest of this entry »




PSY239 Podcast Episode 3 – Historical & Contemporary Approaches

18 01 2008
  • Covers historical understanding of abnormal behavior and mental illness, from 1100 to present. Also contemporary perspectives on understanding the causes of mental illness.

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PSY201A Podcast Episode 4 – Systems & Methods

17 01 2008
  • The scientific method, and methods of experimentation in psychology. Covers independent & dependent variables, control & experimental conditions, sampling, assignment, statistics.

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PSY201A Podcast Episode 3 – History, Systems & Methods Part 1

15 01 2008

PSY201A Episode 3 – History, Systems & Methods Part 1

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

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PSY239 Podcast Episode 1 and 2

11 01 2008

PSY 239 Podcast Episode 1 – Course IntroductionThis episode covers the course policies and procedures. Read the rest of this entry »