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Felix Austria!
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directed by Christine Beebe, fl. 1998; produced by Christine Beebe, fl. 1998, Elfi von Dassanowsky, 1924-2007 and Robert Dassanowsky, 1965-, La Turista Films and Belvedere Film (New York, NY: Indiepix Films, 2013), 1 hour 17 mins
Staring down the barrel of an incurable genetic disease, Brian Scott Pfeifle reacts the way any American would: He changes his name to Felix, enters psychoanalysis and sets out to befriend the would-be ruler of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Archduke Otto von Habsburg. His quest takes him all the way to Vienna, in t...
directed by Christine Beebe, fl. 1998; produced by Christine Beebe, fl. 1998, Elfi von Dassanowsky, 1924-2007 and Robert Dassanowsky, 1965-, La Turista Films and Belvedere Film (New York, NY: Indiepix Films, 2013), 1 hour 17 mins
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Horizon, Season 49, Episode 17, Don't Worry, Be Happy
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directed by Helen Nixon, fl. 2001; presented by Michael Mosley, 1957-; produced by Helen Nixon, fl. 2001, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 49, Episode 17 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 56 mins
Michael Mosley explores the latest science about how our personalities are created - and whether they can be changed. Despite appearances, Mosley is a pessimist who constantly frets about the future. He wants to worry less and become more of an optimist. He tries out two techniques to change this aspect of his per...
directed by Helen Nixon, fl. 2001; presented by Michael Mosley, 1957-; produced by Helen Nixon, fl. 2001, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 49, Episode 17 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 56 mins
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Shyness
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written by Douglas Foster; with Philip Zimbardo, 1933- (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 2013), 29 mins
This classic program features Philip Zimbardo, the acclaimed psychologist and author (The Lucifer Effect; The Time ParadoxShyness: What It Is, What to Do About It; The Shy Child)
written by Douglas Foster; with Philip Zimbardo, 1933- (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 2013), 29 mins
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Talking Robots Play Part in Therapeutic Treatment for People With Special Needs
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2013), 9 mins
Researchers at University of Notre Dame and University of Southern California have found that robots can be less intimidating than humans to some patients. Ray Suarez reports on how researchers are using machines as nontraditional therapists to treat conditions such as autism in children and strokes for seniors.
produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2013), 9 mins
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Born to Be Good? Moral Development in Children
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directed by Gail McIntyre and Eileen Thalenberg, fl. 1960 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 51 mins
In laboratories around the world, psychologists are grappling with the age-old question of morality: do we come into the world as amoral creatures without any sense of right and wrong, without any conscience and only learn to be “good”?
directed by Gail McIntyre and Eileen Thalenberg, fl. 1960 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 51 mins
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Brainwave, Mindfulness, Meditation, and Memory
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produced by Tim McHenry, fl. 2008, Rubin Museum of Art, in Brainwave (New York, NY: Rubin Museum of Art, 2012), 56 mins
A neuropsychologist and a Tibetan Lama come together to discuss two very different perceptions of the role of memory. Shyalpa Tenzin Rinpoche claims memory is based on insecurity. Marsha Lucas on the other hand, describes memory as identity.
produced by Tim McHenry, fl. 2008, Rubin Museum of Art, in Brainwave (New York, NY: Rubin Museum of Art, 2012), 56 mins
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Brainwave, The Dreams of Amy Tan
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produced by Tim McHenry, fl. 2008, Rubin Museum of Art, in Brainwave (New York, NY: Rubin Museum of Art, 2012), 50 mins
Amy Tan's books and stories have included ideas, breakthroughs, and whole narratives unleashed during dreams. She believes that her creativity relates to a free-form combination of memory, emotion and sensory synesthesia leading to metaphors and narrative paths. She discusses the effect of dreams on creativity wit...
produced by Tim McHenry, fl. 2008, Rubin Museum of Art, in Brainwave (New York, NY: Rubin Museum of Art, 2012), 50 mins
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Matthew's Laws
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directed by Marc Schmidt, 1970-; produced by Eline van Wees and Renske Meertens, Basalt Film and Industrious Empire (Vienna, Vienna State: Autlook Filmsales, 2012), 1 hour 12 mins
Filmmaker Marc Schmidt reveals the life of his childhood friend Matthijs, afflicted with autism. Fragile but of exceptional intelligence, he establishes a system for analysing and controlling every moment of his life. Little by little the film unravels Matthew's complex way of thinking and shows the catastrophic c...
directed by Marc Schmidt, 1970-; produced by Eline van Wees and Renske Meertens, Basalt Film and Industrious Empire (Vienna, Vienna State: Autlook Filmsales, 2012), 1 hour 12 mins
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Art of War: Veterans Shred Uniforms to Create 'Combat Paper' Artwork
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 8 mins
In 2007, a returning Iraq war veteran, trying to make sense of his experience, cut up his uniform to make paper from its fibers. Five years later, the Combat Paper Project has found a home in New Jersey. Hoping to reconcile the good and the bad of lives spent at war, four veterans reflect on this therapeutic and a...
produced by Public Broadcasting Service (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 8 mins
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Brainwave, Do Dreams Come True?
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produced by Tim McHenry, fl. 2008, Rubin Museum of Art, in Brainwave (New York, NY: Rubin Museum of Art, 2011), 43 mins
Are dreams vehicles of prophecy?
produced by Tim McHenry, fl. 2008, Rubin Museum of Art, in Brainwave (New York, NY: Rubin Museum of Art, 2011), 43 mins
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