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Balance of Power: Political Participation
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(Intelecom, 2005), 30 mins, 30 page(s)
This DVD looks at social stratification and considers its impact on politics. Explaining that some individuals in democracies do not have an equal voice because of their socioeconomic status or level of education, the program highlights resulting inequalities in housing, jobs, education, and healthcare.
(Intelecom, 2005), 30 mins, 30 page(s)
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Codes of Life
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written by Sally V. Beaty, fl. 1985-2007; directed by Patrick Allen; composed by Peter Davison, fl. 2009; produced by Sally V. Beaty, fl. 1985-2007 (Sherborn, MA: Intelecom, 2006), 29 mins
This documentary, produced by Sally Beaty, is about genetics.
written by Sally V. Beaty, fl. 1985-2007; directed by Patrick Allen; composed by Peter Davison, fl. 2009; produced by Sally V. Beaty, fl. 1985-2007 (Sherborn, MA: Intelecom, 2006), 29 mins
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Connections
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directed by Patrick Allen; composed by Peter Davison, fl. 2009; produced by Sally V. Beaty, fl. 1985-2007 (Sherborn, MA: Intelecom, 2006), 29 mins
This documentary, directed by Patrick Allen, is about senses and the brain. A solitary figure walks on the beach at dawn. Although he is alert to his surroundings, his sensory systems take in only a fraction of the energy that envelops him. That which does reach the receptor cells is captured and converted into si...
directed by Patrick Allen; composed by Peter Davison, fl. 2009; produced by Sally V. Beaty, fl. 1985-2007 (Sherborn, MA: Intelecom, 2006), 29 mins
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Emotion
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written by Sally V. Beaty, fl. 1985-2007; directed by Patrick Allen; composed by Peter Davison, fl. 2009; produced by Sally V. Beaty, fl. 1985-2007 (Sherborn, MA: Intelecom, 2006), 29 mins
This documentary, produced by Sally Beaty, is about emotions and the brain.
written by Sally V. Beaty, fl. 1985-2007; directed by Patrick Allen; composed by Peter Davison, fl. 2009; produced by Sally V. Beaty, fl. 1985-2007 (Sherborn, MA: Intelecom, 2006), 29 mins
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Family Matters: Family Types
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(Intelecom, 2005), 30 mins, 30 page(s)
This program compares the diversity of family types in modern society to the traditional nuclear family of the 1950’s and examines cultural changes that are shifting the ways in which people think about families.
(Intelecom, 2005), 30 mins, 30 page(s)
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Golden Years: Aging
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(Intelecom, 2005), 30 mins, 30 page(s)
This DVD explores issues surrounding aging, death, and dying. It profiles a nursing home and features sociologists explaining how the longevity revolution, cross-cultural differences, and stereotypes present challenges to meeting the needs of the growing elderly population in the U.S.
(Intelecom, 2005), 30 mins, 30 page(s)
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The Learning Machine
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written by Cody Farley; directed by Patrick Allen; composed by Peter Davison, fl. 2009; produced by Sally V. Beaty, fl. 1985-2007 (Sherborn, MA: Intelecom, 2006), 29 mins
This documentary, directed by Patrick Allen, is about learning and the brain. With neurons in the brain continually associating one event with another, it’s no wonder neuroscientists describes what’s in our head as “a learning machine.” This lesson delves into the multiple ways humans and animals learn.
written by Cody Farley; directed by Patrick Allen; composed by Peter Davison, fl. 2009; produced by Sally V. Beaty, fl. 1985-2007 (Sherborn, MA: Intelecom, 2006), 29 mins
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Race, Ethnicity, and Family
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(Intelecom, 2007), 30 mins, 30 page(s)
This DVD presents empirical data that suggests there are certain patterns of family behavior that can be linked to specific racial or ethnic groups.
(Intelecom, 2007), 30 mins, 30 page(s)
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The Role of Gender
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(Intelecom, 2007), 30 mins, 30 page(s)
This DVD shows how humans learn about gender and explains that the process of constructing gender norms begins at an early age. It also examines societal changes in gender-based roles, expectations, and assumptions.
(Intelecom, 2007), 30 mins, 30 page(s)
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Thinking and Language
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written by Sally V. Beaty, fl. 1985-2007; directed by Patrick Allen; composed by Peter Davison, fl. 2009; produced by Sally V. Beaty, fl. 1985-2007 (Sherborn, MA: Intelecom, 2006), 29 mins
This documentary, directed by Patrick Allen, is about thinking and language. The most concrete evidence of our ability to think is our use of language. This lesson explores both topics. Discusses research in cognitive psychology, and explains the principles of language acquisition.
written by Sally V. Beaty, fl. 1985-2007; directed by Patrick Allen; composed by Peter Davison, fl. 2009; produced by Sally V. Beaty, fl. 1985-2007 (Sherborn, MA: Intelecom, 2006), 29 mins
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