The Psychology World Podcast

The Psychology World Podcast

By Connor Whiteley
If you want to start learning psychology in all its many fields from biological psychology to cognitive psychology to social and developmental psychology and many more in an easy to understand way.
Then this is the podcast for you!
Each week Connor Whiteley; psychology author of ‘An Introductory Series’ and a Psychology student studying in the UK; will breakdown an interesting psychological concept into their easy to understand basics then he will clearly and thoroughly explain supporting and un-supporting studies related to that concepts and he will explain the recent updates.
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PWP 15: Forensic Psychology
To celebrate the release of my book Forensic Psychology, in today's episode we're going to looking at the link or perceived link between mental illness and crime as well as what the truth is. In the news section, I briefly talk about political ideologies and fear, knowledge about autism and estimations and more. I hope that you enjoy today's episode and you can learn more about Forensic Psychology at: www.connorwhiteley.net/forensicpsychology
19:19
February 17, 2020
PWP: Bystanderism
Note: I apologise for the slight audio issue in the news section. it's better in the personal update section and there is no issue in the content section. Anyway in today's episode of The Psychology World Podcast we look at The Bystander Effect. What is it? How causes it? These questions will be the focus of today's episode. In the news section, I discuss should psychologists be allow to prescribe drugs and the psychology of drone fighter pilots. So please join me for another interesting episode of The Psychology World Podcast...
27:17
February 10, 2020
PWP Episode 13: Cognitive Explanations for the formation of Human Relationships
In today's episode, we explore the topic of the psychology relationships and what are the cognitive reasons for why relationships form. Personally, I like this topic. In the news section, I discuss a new study on how elderly copy with loneliness as well as an interesting study on how warm kills our desire for human contact. In the personal update, I talk about my new forensic psychology and Psychology of Human Relationship books and being more human. So please join me for another interesting, engaging and easy to understand episode of The Psychology World Podcast...
24:58
February 3, 2020
PWP: Ethics in Psychology
In today's episode of The Psychology World Podcast, we look at the ethics requirements in psychology and how these guidelines could be applied to everyday life as well. In the news section, I briefly discuss a new study about fake news and another study another sleep and witnesses. Soo please join me today for another episode of the Psychology World Podcast.
18:33
January 27, 2020
PWP Episode 11: Abnormal Psychology Treatment options for Depression
In today's episode, I discuss the interesting topic of the treatment options for depression as well as I briefly compare the effectiveness of biological and psychological treatment options using studies. In the news section, I discuss a concerning news feature from the January 2020 Psychologist magazine from the British Psychological Society. which treatment option is better out of Biological treatment or psychological. So please join me for another useful and interesting episode of The Psychology World Podcast!
22:18
January 20, 2020
PWP: Abnormal Psychology Cognitive Explanantion for Depression
In today's episode, we continue our exploration of Abnormal Psychology and what causes depression and today we look at the role that mental processes have in the development of depression. In the psychology news section, I talk about a Brexit psychology book and more... So please join me today for another interesting episode of The Psychology World Podcast.
30:02
January 13, 2020
Psychology World Podcast: Episode 9- What is Abnormal Psychology and Biological Explanation for Depression
Today, I talk about my favourite area of psychology... Abnormal Psychology.  I tell you the problems with defining 'normal' behaviour before I tell you about the biological causes for depression. Which is extremely interestingly. Please join me as we explore the amazing world of Abnormal Psychology...
18:50
January 6, 2020
The Psychology World Podcast Episode 8: Social Cognitive Theory
In today's episode, we look at one of my favourite psychological topics: Social Cognitive Theory. This concept is one of the most easy to see pieces of psychology-at-work in everyday life so please join me in today's great episode as we explore one of my favourite concepts in psychology. In the news section, I tell you about a new program for teachers in the UK and Portugal- and I give teachers a bit of support. In the the personal update section, I tell you my publishing plans for 2020 and how it affects you. (In a very good way)
27:27
December 30, 2019
The Psychology World Podcast: Episode 7- What is Social Psychology and Cultural Dimensions
In today's episode, we start to explore the very interesting world of social psychology and why it's so interesting and why I love it! Before, together we explore cultural dimensions and why cultures differ across the world. In the news section, I share a very interesting piece of psychology news about the bad side of homework and mentions of the positives of stress. Please join me in today's episode for more interesting and easy to understand psychology....
29:23
December 23, 2019
The Psychology World Podcast: Episode 6- Neurotransmitters
In this interesting episode, I share a piece of interesting psychology news from the British Psychological Society before explaining the exciting world of neurotransmitters and how they effective our world before would we push someone off a bridge to our feelings of love. So please come and join me for another interesting episode as we explore another psychology concept in an interesting but most importantly easy to understand way...
23:54
December 16, 2019
The Psychology World Podcast- Episode 5- Localisation
In today's episode, we explore one of my favourite psychological topics: localisation and in this episode we explore a supporting and non-supporting study in order to learn about this thrilling concept in an easy to understand way. In the psychology news section, i tell you about an interesting new article on obesity- so please join me for another interesting episode of The Psychology World Podcast!
25:04
December 9, 2019
The Psychology World Podcast- Episode 4- What is Biological Psychology and Neuroplasticity?
In today's episode, I introduce us to the very interesting subfield of biological psychology and we start with one of my favourite topics: neuroplasticity. So please join me in today's episode as we explore this interesting topic in my usual enjoyable and easy to understand way. In psychology news, I tell you about an unusual project but one that I believe in.
28:00
December 2, 2019
The Psychology World Podcast Episode 3- Reliabilty of Memory
As you will discover, I discuss a very interesting project in the world of psychology in the psychology news section and then I explain the very surprising and interesting world of the reliability of memory with reference to Loftus and Pickerel (1995) and Yuille and Cutshall (1986) Believe me you do not want to miss this episode! As you will discover that memory is both reliable and unlreiable.
26:03
November 25, 2019
The Psychology World Podcast- Thinking Bias
In this interesting episode together we explore why our thinking is flawed whilst we examine two cognitive bias and two supporting studies. In the psychology news section, I tell you about an interesting and important psychology article about retirement.  So please join me in this interesting episode as together we explore thinking bias...
27:51
November 17, 2019
What is Psychology and Cognition in the Ditigal World
Welcome to the first ever espodies of the Psychology World Podcast and in today's episode, I'll be introducing the podcast and what it's about before diving into the first that is perfect for today's society's Cognition in a Digital World but more importantly: is technology good or bad for us? With reference to psychology case studies, together we answer this interesting question. So please come along and enjoy!
24:24
November 11, 2019