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Beauty: Survival of the Prettiest
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(Films Media Group, 2001), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
Considering the possibility that the same array of facial components sparks attraction in every culture and country, this program examines the concept of the ideal face. It explores the link between a specific set of details and deep-rooted notions of health and fertility and shows how these qualities relate to at...
(Films Media Group, 2001), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
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Beyond a Joke
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(Films Media Group, 1998), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
Looking at neurological research on the area of the brain involved in laughter and humor, this program examines equivalents of human humor in apes and rats. It also considers the role of laughter in child development and looks at a controversial theory on the use of laughter in the treatment of hyperactivity.
(Films Media Group, 1998), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
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Breaking the Wall of Infant Development: What Modern Art and Modern Books Can Do for Children and for Autism Research
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(Films Media Group, 2009), 12 mins, 12 page(s)
In this lecture, developmental psychologist Tricia Striano discusses how social-cognitive skills are developed and explains how adults can help infants and children communicate and learn.
(Films Media Group, 2009), 12 mins, 12 page(s)
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Decaying Cities: Reclaiming the Rust Belt
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(Films Media Group, 2004), 30 mins, 30 page(s)
This program features data-mapping techniques that shed light on inner-city conditions in the U.S. and the U.K. It examines the 20th-century decline in manufacturing, considers its effects on densely populated urban centers, and compares and contrasts situations in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Birmingham, Engla...
(Films Media Group, 2004), 30 mins, 30 page(s)
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Filling the Gap: A Forgotten Chapter of American History
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(Films Media Group, 2009), 1 hour 20 mins, 80 page(s)
This DVD presents dramatized narratives and looks at the advancements made by 2n-American scientists, inventors, artists, and craftspeople.
(Films Media Group, 2009), 1 hour 20 mins, 80 page(s)
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A Good Test
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(Films Media Group, 1988), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
This BBC program examines the use of psychological techniques and tests in job recruitment and career development and questions whether tests can predict later achievement. It considers the fairness of these tests for the interviewees and discusses whether test results can help employees change their approaches to...
(Films Media Group, 1988), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
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Hidden in Plain Sight: Looking for Mental Illness
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(Films Media Group, 2008), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
This program documents an experiment in which ten adults, five considered mentally healthy and five with a history of mental illness, live and work together. The participants submit to a series of mental and physical tests under the observation of mental health experts whose goal is to distinguish the healthy pati...
(Films Media Group, 2008), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
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How We Study Children: Observation and Experimentation
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(Films Media Group, 1994), 25 mins, 25 page(s)
Arguing that casual hypotheses are best confirmed through a combination of observational and experimental methods, this program discusses categorizing and codifying patterns of play through observation, avoiding covariation and unintentional bias, and mitigating artificiality.
(Films Media Group, 1994), 25 mins, 25 page(s)
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The Importance of Play
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(Films Media Group, 1992), 10 mins, 10 page(s)
This DVD shows how children develop their minds and bodies and practice skills needed for future milestones through specific types of play. It also explains that different forms of play are appropriate for different developmental levels.
(Films Media Group, 1992), 10 mins, 10 page(s)
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The In Crowd and Social Cruelty
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(Films Media Group, 2002), 41 mins, 41 page(s)
In this ABC News special, John Stossel visits middle and high schools to explore why kids participate in and accept abuse and provides steps that parents and administrators can take to alleviate abuse. The program looks at successful anti-bullying programs, includes discussions with students, and reveals factors t...
(Films Media Group, 2002), 41 mins, 41 page(s)
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