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Horizon, How to Make Better Decisions
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directed by Peter Leonard, fl. 1990; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 49 mins
According to scientists, decision making is not the rational process we imagine it to be. The fickle human mind can be hijacked by its surroundings or led astray by the subconscious. Experiments show that our choices can even be affected by temperature. Mathematician Garth Sundem tries to demonstrate that the most...
directed by Peter Leonard, fl. 1990; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 49 mins
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Horizon, Who Do You Want Your Child To Be?
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produced by Nikki Stockley, fl. 1993-2013, in Horizon (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 51 mins
David Baddiel, father of two, sets out to answer one of the greatest questions a parent can ask: how best to educate your child. Taking in the latest scientific research, David uncovers some unconventional approaches: from the parent hot-housing his child to record-breaking feats of maths, to a school that pays h...
produced by Nikki Stockley, fl. 1993-2013, in Horizon (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 51 mins
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Horizon, Season 19, Episode 16, What Little Girls Are Made Of
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produced by Martin Freeth, in Horizon, Season 19, Episode 16 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1983), 47 mins
Do 'natural laws' exist which dictate why so few women pursue careers in science and technology, or that only a minute proportion of women hold positions of power?
produced by Martin Freeth, in Horizon, Season 19, Episode 16 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1983), 47 mins
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Horizon, Season 20, Episode 9, Prisoner Or Patient?
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produced by Hilary Henson, in Horizon, Season 20, Episode 9 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 49 mins
Horizon investigates how we deal with mentally ill offenders. Are special hospitals really a soft option? How do we choose to deal with psychopaths and how do we treat inadequate individuals who commit petty offenses?
produced by Hilary Henson, in Horizon, Season 20, Episode 9 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 49 mins
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Horizon, Season 20, Episode 20, Prisoners of Incest
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presented by Tilman Furniss, 1948-; produced by Robin Brightwell, fl. 1976-1996, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 20, Episode 20 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1984), 55 mins
This documentary presents a dramatized recreation of a therapy session conducted between a woman, her three children, and her husband who is due for parole after being imprisoned for incest with one of the daughters.
presented by Tilman Furniss, 1948-; produced by Robin Brightwell, fl. 1976-1996, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 20, Episode 20 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1984), 55 mins
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Horizon, Season 22, Episode 14, Nice Guys Finish First
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presented by Richard Dawkins, 1941-; produced by Jeremy Taylor, fl. 1966, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 22, Episode 14 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1986), 50 mins
Dr Richard Dawkins discusses the misinterpretation of his book The Selfish Gene and how evidence shows mankind could gain from more co-operative behaviour.
presented by Richard Dawkins, 1941-; produced by Jeremy Taylor, fl. 1966, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 22, Episode 14 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1986), 50 mins
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Horizon, Season 23, Episode 13, Broken Images
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produced by Hilary Lawson, WGBH Boston and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 23, Episode 13 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1987), 49 mins
The programme looks at two patients suffering from a rare form of brain damage known as visual agnosia. The illness prevents the sufferers from recognising even familiar faces and everyday objects.
produced by Hilary Lawson, WGBH Boston and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 23, Episode 13 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1987), 49 mins
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Horizon, Season 24, Episode 3, Playing with Madness
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with Elliot S. Gershon, fl. 1990; produced by Jeremy Taylor, fl. 1966, in Horizon, Season 24, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1988), 49 mins
Horizon discovers a surprisingly creative side effect of mental illness. Many manic depressives are creative - is it in spite of their illness or because of it? Could it be that their illness is in some sense necessary?
with Elliot S. Gershon, fl. 1990; produced by Jeremy Taylor, fl. 1966, in Horizon, Season 24, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1988), 49 mins
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Horizon, Season 24, Episode 19, A Good Test?
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produced by Angela Tilby, fl. 1981, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 24, Episode 19 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1988), 50 mins
Horizon examines the use of psychological techniques in job recruitment and career development. It focuses on a man who wants to be Naval Officer and a manager experiencing difficulties in getting on with his colleagues.
produced by Angela Tilby, fl. 1981, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 24, Episode 19 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1988), 50 mins
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Horizon, Season 25, Episode 11, Black Schizophrenia
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produced by Angela Tilby, fl. 1981, in Horizon, Season 25, Episode 11 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1989), 50 mins
A psychiatric study claims that Afro-Caribbeans in England are 10 times more likely to develop schizophrenia. But could such studies be racist?
produced by Angela Tilby, fl. 1981, in Horizon, Season 25, Episode 11 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1989), 50 mins
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