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Delete: The Art of Forgetting
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(Films Media Group, 2011), 52 mins, 52 page(s)
This program investigates research on removing traumatic memories. It examines studies regarding an enzyme responsible for storing fear in long-term memory, looks at a medication being used to erase traumatic memories, and considers research on trauma therapy using eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EM...
(Films Media Group, 2011), 52 mins, 52 page(s)
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Do You See What I See? The Science of Color Perception
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(Films Media Group, 2011), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
Drawing upon findings from neuroscience, evolutionary biology, and art, this DVD examines the perception of color and questions whether everyone perceives colors in the same way. It investigates the ways in which color influences moods and reactions in the animal world and presents research on color perception.
(Films Media Group, 2011), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
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The Facebook Obsession
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(Films Media Group, 2011), 44 mins, 44 page(s)
This DVD traces the origins of Facebook’s growth and popularity, probing societal issues affected by social networking. It looks at the enhanced networking that Facebook enables and discusses the intense privacy debates prompted by Facebook’s changes to its privacy policies. It also considers how the Facebook...
(Films Media Group, 2011), 44 mins, 44 page(s)
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A Hidden America: Children of the Mountains
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(Films Media Group, 2009), 48 mins, 48 page(s)
In this ABC News program, Diane Sawyer examines rural poverty among children in the Appalachian Mountains. The DVD considers the experiences over two years of four children.
(Films Media Group, 2009), 48 mins, 48 page(s)
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Inside the New KKK
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(Films Media Group, 2012), 13 mins, 13 page(s)
This ABC News program considers the resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan, examining the Mississippi White Knights of the KKK. Grand Dragon Steven Howard discusses his controversial views on racial segregation and explains the KKK’s means for achieving it. For mature audiences.
(Films Media Group, 2012), 13 mins, 13 page(s)
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Karl Marx and Marxian Economics
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(Films Media Group, 2002), 46 mins, 46 page(s)
This program looks at the views of Karl Marx. It considers how Marx’s work affected billions of lives, explores how his economic analysis can be separated from the often brutal policies carried out in his name, and discusses how Marx might help the global community resolve some of its economic challenges.
(Films Media Group, 2002), 46 mins, 46 page(s)
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The Kendal Project: A Spiritual Revolution?
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(Films Media Group, 2012), 23 mins, 23 page(s)
This program explores the Kendal Project, a study conducted from 2000 to 2002 on the spiritual beliefs of individuals in Kendal, U.K. The DVD considers the scope and methodology of the Kendal Project, examines its conclusions on the town’s spiritual life, and looks at how its findings may be extrapolated to soci...
(Films Media Group, 2012), 23 mins, 23 page(s)
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Love, Hate, and Everything in Between: A Film on Empathy
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(Films Media Group, 2012), 53 mins, 53 page(s)
This DVD explores the topic of empathy, discussing the work of psychologist Simon Baron-Cohen, neuroscientists Vittorio Gellese and Simone Shamay-Tsoory, and futurist Jeremy Rifkin. It considers such topics as the anthropological roots of empathy, the bystander effect, programs in schools that nurture empathy, and...
(Films Media Group, 2012), 53 mins, 53 page(s)
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Messing With Heads: Marijuana and Mental Illness
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(Films Media Group, 2005), 46 mins, 46 page(s)
This program explores the relationship between marijuana and such mental illnesses as schizophrenia and paranoid psychosis. Citing clinical evidence, it examines the effects of THC on developing brains.
(Films Media Group, 2005), 46 mins, 46 page(s)
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Moyers & Company: Social Activism 2.0 — How Citizens Are Standing up for Democracy
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(Films Media Group), 56 page(s)
In this program, Bill Moyers interviews American activists George Goehl, Ai-Jen Poo, and Sarita Gupta of 99% Spring, a citizens’ initiative. The DVD explains that the organizers aim to train 100,000 Americans to teach about income inequality. It features an essay by Moyers on how citizens can find out who pays f...
(Films Media Group), 56 page(s)
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