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Guadagni, Nicky

Overview
Works: 54 works in 160 publications in 7 languages and 1,731 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Motion pictures  Children's television programs  Animated television programs  Science television programs  Educational television programs  Children's films  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Drama 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer
Classifications: QB500.22, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nicky Guadagni
Cube by Vincenzo Natali( Visual )

51 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six ordinary strangers awaken to find themselves in a seemingly endless maze of interlocking cubical chambers armed with lethal booby traps. Without food or water, they have only a few days to live. None of them knows how or why they've been imprisoned, but soon discover that each possesses a skill that could contribute to their escape. As they work together to extricate themselves from their claustrophobic cell, one thing becomes painfully clear- unless they learn to cooperate to solve the secrets of this deadly trap, none of them has very long to live
The autism enigma( Visual )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Researchers examine the possibility that autism is caused by bacteria in the intestines that effect brain development during childhood. Explores the increase in autism among immigrant children in the United States
Truth merchants public relations and the media( Visual )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a society based on a free press animosity often exists between public relations professionals and the media. This video examines the friction between the two professions as the so-called spinners wield an increasing influence over the media and the stories produced
Magic school bus, bugs, bugs, bugs by Joanna Cole( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Magic School Bus takes a dive, Wanda discovers that one of Ms. Frizzle's ancestors was Redbeard the Pirate and a treasure map leads the class to a coral reef where they learn first hand that life there is risky. In The Magic School Bus gets swamped, the class learns that swampland is an important habitat and natural water filter. In the Magic School Bus goes to Mussel Beach, the class learns about life along a shore
The Gods come home China's traditional faiths persevere( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After decades of Communist oppression and neglect, Buddhist temples are now thriving across China ... can far older spiritual traditions survive in such a rapidly evolving society? This program addresses those questions as it visits monasteries and temples in Shanghai and in rural, economically disadvantaged areas. Following the daily practices of a frugal and soft-spoken monk, the film also features wealthy, high-profile Buddhist officials and interviews China's Minister of Religious Affairs, who encourages Buddhism but frowns on folk religions."--Container
The stone carvers by Jane Urquhart( Recording )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ordered by an insane King and commanded by God, a Bavarian priest builds a parish in the 1867 North American wilderness. Decades later, Joseph Becker a woodcarver, teaches his blissful grandchild Klara everything he knows. However, Klara's happiness is interrupted when her husband is sent to the front lines of the Great War
The Bamboo cross Chinese Christianity on the rise( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chinese Christians are growing in number, but are their beliefs compatible with Western teachings? Why does the Communist government look so favorably on a "foreign" faith? Has the Gospel become a tool of authoritarianism? This program searches for answers as it explores the startling ascent of Christianity in China. Outlining the persecution of Christians under Mao, the film studies a past split between nationalist Catholics and those who obeyed Rome; the differences between the Three-Self movement and the house church phenomenon; and the influence of poverty and migration on church membership. Leaders from Beijing's Christian Council, the China Christian Council, and other groups are featured
Passion & fury the emotional brain( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines anger from its primordial roots in self-defence to its expression in modern violence. Discusses whether the potential for impulsive anger lurks in our genes, why we still need this most frenzied of emotions, and what science can do to help us control it
A midsummer night's dream( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to Shakespeare's play with scenes, story outline, and commentary
Passion and fury the emotional brain( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the complexity of the emotion we call love, from the desire that can hit us at any moment of the day, to the giddy euphoria we feel when we first fall head-over-heels, to the bond a mother feels for her infant, to the warmth and compassion we feel for the person who has sat across from us at breakfast for the past 30 years
Passion and fury: the emotional brain( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 1 of a four-part series that looks at the primal emotions that are generated in the brain, and how nature and nurture combine to make us feel the way we do. Part 1 examines anger, from its primordial roots in self-defence to its expression in modern violence. The film examines several men who have lost control of their anger and committed violent acts and explores such questions as: Does the potential for impulsive anger lurk in our genes, why do we still need this emotion and what science can do to help control it
Passion and Fury, The Emotional Brain : Fear (Part 2 of 4)( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our most primitive emotion is mined in this probing examination of terror, anxiety and phobias. What triggers fear, our physiological reactions, and what purpose it serves are studied. Scientists investigate how our brain assesses the need for fight or flight. How does environment affect our fear centre? What about the way we are raised? Unlock the mystery of this primal emotion and the cocktail of genetics, brain chemistry and memories that fuel its fire
Passion and fury: the emotional brain( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 4 of a four-part series that looks at the primal emotions that are generated in the brain, and how nature and nurture combine to make us feel the way we do. Part 4 draws a distinction between the lasting state of happiness and the pursuit of instant pleasure. We explore the evolutionary role of happiness, and ask what happens in the brain, and possibly our genes, that make some people happy and others sad
Passion and fury: the emotional brain( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 3 of a four-part series that looks at the primal emotions that are generated in the brain, and how nature and nurture combine to make us feel the way we do. Part 3 looks at the nature of fear, our most primal and powerful emotion, from its evolutionary origins in the involuntary fight-or-flight survival instinct, to its essential function as a learning tool today
Passion and Fury, The Emotional Brain : Happiness (Part 3 of 4)( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Go on a journey of joy as this program unveils the secrets of contentment. Learn how this emotion contributes to obesity and yet is the one sentiment that motivates us to live. This program reveals the results of a World Happiness Report: are poor people happier than rich ones? Behavioural experts explain how we can be trained to experience happiness. You'll be rewarded by the climactic ending as researchers learn whether a Buddhist monk holds the key to mastering elation and ecstasy
The emotional brain happiness( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the emotion of contenment which is believed to be the one sentiment that motivates us to live. Also discusses the results of a world happiness report and explains how we can be trained to experience happiness
Passion and fury: the emotional brain( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 2 of a four-part series that looks at the primal emotions that are generated in the brain, and how nature and nurture combine to make us feel the way we do. Part 2 examines the complexity of the emotion we call love, from the burning desire that can strike suddenly, to the giddy euphoria of falling in love. What is the incredible bond a mother feels for her infant, and how does it relate to the feeling couples may have after a lifetime of living together?
Asylum the lives of the mentally ill( Visual )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pt. 1. Falling through the cracks - tracks the lives of four people. They are an ex-doctor battling suicide; a young women emerging from the twin horrors of rape and abandonment; a 79 year old man who runs from the memory of electro-shock therapy; and Michael Williams, a mental patient with schizophrenia who ends up homeless -- Pt. 2. Not Criminally Responsible - examines mentally ill people who have been accused of crimes by a verdict of Not Criminally Responsible. Peter Morrin is an explosive man with severe depression who meets a tragic end. Mark Wiebe struggles with addiction, schizophrenia and violence before finding a kind of peace. Alister Deighten is back home, controlled by a new generation of powerful drugs within months of killing his son
Passion and Fury, The Emotional Brain : Love (Part 4 of 4)( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love is magic. Our palms get sweaty, our knees get weak. That's true. But it is also a chemical reaction steeped in the basic needs of primitive man. Anthropologists dissect this emotion to its core: lust, romantic love and attachment. How we are aroused is explored: smell and tone of voice play into attraction and compatibility. Ever wonder why teens react so deeply to love? What is a "love map"? Peel back the layers of the most profound expression of our humanity
Passion and Fury, The Emotional Brain : Anger (Part 1 of 4)( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The program uses the real stories of two men to illustrate different experiences of our most destructive emotion. One committed murder and the other turned his anger into a positive experience. Uncover the startling discoveries researchers make when they scan the brains of sociopaths and learn about the scientific studies that may answer the question: does biology dictate destiny? See how these studies are being put to use in helping young people cope with anger at an early age
 
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