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Pleasure and Pain
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(Films Media Group, 2010), 1 hour, 60 page(s)
Presenting entertaining experiments and interviews, this program explores the science behind pleasure and pain and probes the link between the two. It examines the brain’s reward system, looks at such experiences as falling in love or anticipating pain, questions whether too much of a desired thing can lead to d...
(Films Media Group, 2010), 1 hour, 60 page(s)
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Poor Us: An Animated History of Poverty
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(Films Media Group, 2012), 1 hour 37 mins, 97 page(s)
This animated film explores the history of poverty from Paleolithic times through today’s era of financial meltdowns. The DVD considers various perspectives on poverty, what drives it, and what might stop it for good. Portions with English subtitles.
(Films Media Group, 2012), 1 hour 37 mins, 97 page(s)
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Prejudice: More Than Black and White
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(Films Media Group, 2008), 35 mins, 35 page(s)
This DVD argues that most individuals inadvertently hold negative attitudes that can lead to discrimination and prejudice. It features Susan Fiske and Mahzarin Banaji, representatives from tolerance groups, and victims of prejudice. The DVD also includes commentary from a pro-gay Baptist minister and an ex-Imperia...
(Films Media Group, 2008), 35 mins, 35 page(s)
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The Private Eye: How the Senses Perceive Reality
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(Films Media Group, 1980), 28 mins, 28 page(s)
In this program, James Burke describes the physiology of human perception and explains why the brain sometimes reaches the wrong conclusions. The DVD uses animations to show how the sensory receptors work to deliver data to the brain.
(Films Media Group, 1980), 28 mins, 28 page(s)
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Psychology Media Suite
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(Films Media Group, 2008), 6 hours 18 mins, 378 page(s)
This DVD, examines psychology research, allows professors to re-create historic psychology studies, and introduces such basic psychology concepts as learning, brain neurology, sensation, perception, consciousness, language, memory, human development, social psychology, personality, and abnormal psychology.
(Films Media Group, 2008), 6 hours 18 mins, 378 page(s)
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A Question of Identity: What Is Race?
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(Films Media Group, 2003), 23 mins, 23 page(s)
This ABC News program questions whether race is a biological or social construct. It examines the experience of Wayne Nelson, a high school principal who was prompted to rethink his entire racial identity after receiving unexpected results from an ancestry test.
(Films Media Group, 2003), 23 mins, 23 page(s)
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Race and Sex: What We Think (But Can’t Say)
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(Films Media Group), 40 page(s)
This program explores the mind’s categorization of such details as race, gender, and age.
(Films Media Group), 40 page(s)
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Racial Stereotypes in the Media
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(Films Media Group, 2008), 42 mins, 42 page(s)
This DVD examines the relationship between mass media and social constructions of race. It examines forms of racial stereotyping that were pervasive in popular media during the 20th century and looks at new forms of racism.
(Films Media Group, 2008), 42 mins, 42 page(s)
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RAGE: A Social Analysis
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(Films Media Group, 2004), 48 mins, 48 page(s)
This DVD explores the emotional causes and social dangers of rage and links the pressures of a hard-driving, high-tech world to the prevalence of easily angered citizens. It considers road rage, workplace aggression, and violence among sport spectators and teaches nonviolent ways to assert needs and grievances.
(Films Media Group, 2004), 48 mins, 48 page(s)
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Right and Wrong: Moral Development in Children
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(Films Media Group, 2006), 1 hour, 60 page(s)
This program explores moral development in children. It looks at familial and social influences, considers the age when most children begin to discern right from wrong, and examines the extent to which children can distinguish between actions that are morally deviant and those that simply violate social norms.
(Films Media Group, 2006), 1 hour, 60 page(s)
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