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Targeting Terror
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(Films Media Group, 2010), 29 mins, 29 page(s)
Emphasizing the need for greater cooperation in the international community in the current fight against terrorism, this program profiles five nations caught in the crosshairs of terrorist activity, discusses terror-related issues, and explores counterterrorism actions. It looks at the U.S. after September 11, con...
(Films Media Group, 2010), 29 mins, 29 page(s)
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This Way Up: The Reality of Spatial Orientation
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(Films Media Group, 1980), 28 mins, 28 page(s)
This program shows how the brain and the vestibular system gauge distance, perspective, and spatial orientation. The DVD explains how the brain fills in missing information to create the perception of a whole object and how it removes superfluous information.
(Films Media Group, 1980), 28 mins, 28 page(s)
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To Define True Madness: Concepts of Schizophrenia
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(Films Media Group, 1991), 59 mins, 59 page(s)
Exploring historical ideas of mental illness in different cultures, this program shows how early theories of mental illness based on spirit or divine possession gave way to secular, scientific views. It considers the sense of self and the idea of losing one’s mind, questioning if this defines a society’s ideas...
(Films Media Group, 1991), 59 mins, 59 page(s)
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Unchaining the Mind: Advances in Schizophrenia Research
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(Films Media Group, 2004), 36 mins, 36 page(s)
This program explores the history and physiology of schizophrenia and looks at current research aimed at finding a cure. It outlines the functions of neurotransmitters and the development of antipsychotic drugs, discusses newer medications, and emphasizes the importance of long-term care, including the “clubhous...
(Films Media Group, 2004), 36 mins, 36 page(s)
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What Would You Do? Confronting Discrimination and Prejudice
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(Films Media Group, 2008), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
This ABC News program demonstrates racism, cultural prejudice, and compassion through scenarios featuring actors and bystanders who are unaware that they are participating in a social experiment. It shows discrimination against a Muslim woman, cruelty toward an overweight woman, a potentially violent public argume...
(Films Media Group, 2008), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
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What Would You Do? Opposing Aggression and Bullying
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(Films Media Group, 2008), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
This ABC News program features scenarios addressing violence, aggressive behavior, and crime in which actors draw unassuming spectators into tense and often disturbing situations. The DVD includes scenes showing intense verbal bullying of a teenage girl by three of her peers in a public setting, racially motivated...
(Films Media Group, 2008), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
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Anxiety Disorders
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(Films Media Group, 2010), 58 mins, 21 page(s)
Featuring case studies and commentary from experts, this program examines anxiety disorders, looking at causes, symptoms, and treatments for generalized anxiety, panic attacks, PTSD, obsessive-compulsive disorders, and phobias.
(Films Media Group, 2010), 58 mins, 21 page(s)
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Breaking the Wall of Bad Taste: How Psychophysics and Neurophysiology Can Improve Our Food Choices
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(Films Media Group, 2012), 16 mins, 16 page(s)
In this lecture program, Per Møller of the University of Copenhagen looks at what forms the basis of relationships with food, explores how the memory of odors and flavors is connected to critical periods of growth, and examines what triggers food choice and consumption. Møller considers the roles that psychophys...
(Films Media Group, 2012), 16 mins, 16 page(s)
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Developing Language
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(Films Media Group), 24 mins, 24 page(s)
This DVD traces the development of children’s language skills from birth to age five. It shows that language development in the early school years involves far more than mastering grammar and vocabulary and explores advanced language concepts.
(Films Media Group), 24 mins, 24 page(s)
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The Difference Between Men and Women
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(Films Media Group, 2006), 37 mins, 37 page(s)
This ABC News program questions whether tangible behavioral and neurological discrepancies exist along gender lines. It explores differences that exist between the sexes and discusses the brain circuitry behind them.
(Films Media Group, 2006), 37 mins, 37 page(s)
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