Prof. Uta Frith, UCL, describes how the hypothesis that childhood vaccines are linked to autism, while initially plausible, was subjected to rigorous scientific testing and found to be false.
Research ideas following studies that have been done in psychology of the effects of ADHD medication on non-ADHD subjects featuring Prof. Stephen Hinshaw, UC Berkeley.
Learn about one of the new optional themes by watching an excerpt from Ideas Roadshow’s new TOK Sampler ‘Knowledge & Indigenous Societies’ featuring Carol Dweck, Stanford University.
Carol Dweck describes why our appreciation of the key distinction between a growth and fixed mindset needs to be presented in a way that specifically resonates with particular cultural values.
TOK integration in psychology: Prof. Matthew Walker on the nature of appropriate evidence for a scientific theory. Under what circumstances do authority figures inhibit the development of knowledge?
TOK Integration across the DP curriculum featuring Prof. Elyn Saks, University of Southern California: How do we know when common societal stereotypes are false?