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OU on the BBC: All in the Mind - Understanding psychosis and walking

OU on the BBC: All in the Mind - Understanding psychosis and walking Copyrighted image Credit: Dunca Daniel | Dreamstime.com New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Nov 2014
Psychologists call for a change in how we treat people who experience psychosis in this episode of All in the Mind.

OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - The value of conscience

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OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - The value of conscience Copyrighted image Credit: BBC New content
Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Nov 2014
Philosopher Angie Hobbs examines the concept of conscience and whether it's rational.

OU on the BBC: Life In The Undergrowth

OU on the BBC: Life In The Undergrowth Copyrighted image Credit: Production team Updated content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Nov 2014
David Attenborough explores the life of insects and other invertebrates.

Wild Weather with Richard Hammond - Temperature: The driving force

Wild Weather with Richard Hammond - Temperature: The driving force Copyrighted image Credit: BBC New content
Updated 19 Nov 2014
Richard Hammond investigates the crucial role temperature plays in all weather and builds a massive dust storm. 

Wild Weather with Richard Hammond - Water: The shape shifter

Wild Weather with Richard Hammond - Water: The shape shifter Copyrighted image Credit: BBC New content
Updated 19 Nov 2014
The crucial role water plays is explored in this episode where Richard Hammond starts an avalanche. 

Wild Weather with Richard Hammond - Wind: The invisible force

Wild Weather with Richard Hammond - Wind: The invisible force Copyrighted image Credit: BBC New content
Updated 19 Nov 2014
Richard Hammond investigates how wind starts and walks in the centre of a man-made torando in this episode. 

OU on the BBC: Wild Weather with Richard Hammond

OU on the BBC: Wild Weather with Richard Hammond Copyrighted image Credit: BBC New content
Updated 19 Nov 2014
Richard Hammond travels the globe to discover the unexplained, the unexpected and the plain unlikely, in an attempt to reveal the hidden world of...

OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - How can I tell right from wrong?

OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - How can I tell right from wrong? Copyrighted image Credit: BBC New content
Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Nov 2014
Melvyn Bragg is joined by four guests to ask: 'How do I tell wrong from right?'  

OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Morality and the brain

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OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Morality and the brain Copyrighted image Credit: BBC New content
Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Nov 2014
Is it really that simple to know what's the right thing to do and the wrong thing to do? 

OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Moral character

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OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Moral character Copyrighted image Credit: BBC New content
Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Nov 2014
How do you make good moral decisions when you have no time to make them?  

OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Morality and the law

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OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Morality and the law Copyrighted image Credit: BBC New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Nov 2014
Can the law tell us what is morally acceptable? Barrister, Harry Potter, looks at what moral law might be. 

World Toilet Day

World Toilet Day Copyrighted image Credit: Jakezc | Dreamstime.com Updated content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Nov 2014
Toilets save lives. We've compiled some resources to help raise awareness for the 2.5 billion people who do not have access to toilets and proper...

The Bottom Line - Upside-down management

The Bottom Line - Upside-down management Copyrighted image Credit: Gemenacom | Dreamstime.com New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Nov 2014
This week's The Bottom Line focuses on management styles - is it better to dictate to your workers or let them decide themselves? 

OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Beauty and evolution

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OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Beauty and evolution Copyrighted image Credit: BBC New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Nov 2014
Science historian, Simon Schaffer, draws on Charles Darwin's ideas and discusses whether beauty has evolved. 

OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Philosophy of good taste

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Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Nov 2014
Philosopher and wine enthusiast Barry Smith samples David Hume's theory of good taste. 

OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Why are things beautiful?

OU on the BBC: A History of Ideas - Why are things beautiful? Copyrighted image Credit: BBC New content
Intermediate level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Nov 2014
This week Melvyn Bragg is asking: ‘Why are things beautiful?’

OU on the BBC: BBC Inside Science - Rosetta and thought control

OU on the BBC: BBC Inside Science - Rosetta and thought control Creative commons image Credit: Rick Eh? used under Creative Commons licence. New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Nov 2014
All the latest on the Rosetta mission plus research on thought control will be the focus of this week's episode. 

OU on the BBC: All in the Mind - Gambling addiction and Milgrim revisited

OU on the BBC: All in the Mind - Gambling addiction and Milgrim revisited Copyrighted image Credit: Matthiase | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Nov 2014
On this week's All in the Mind, Claudia discusses NHS treatment centres for gambling addition, a new schizophrenia drug and Milgrim's obidience...

The Bottom Line - Family rivals

The Bottom Line - Family rivals Copyrighted image Credit: Flyntv | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Nov 2014
This episode of The Bottom Line focuses on people leaving the family business and setting up rival firms. 

OU on the BBC: Timewatch - Last Day of World War One

OU on the BBC: Timewatch - Last Day of World War One Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 07 Nov 2014
Michael Palin joins the Timewatch team to discover why troops were still dying after the peace had been signed.

OU on the BBC: Cybercrimes with Ben Hammersley

OU on the BBC: Cybercrimes with Ben Hammersley Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Updated 07 Nov 2014
Technologist Ben Hammersley explores jaw-dropping stories of some of the biggest cybercrimes of our time.