Most widely held works by Lu Hanessian
Let the baby drive : navigating the road of new motherhood by Lu Hanessian ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 350 libraries worldwide
Outlines a parenting style that invites mothers to trust their instincts and follow a baby's cues, recounting how the author and her son forged a deeper bond by learning how to understand one another.
The immune system ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 270 libraries worldwide
This program uses stunning imagery to describe the battles our immune system wages inside our bodies, showing how it sets up defenses against viral invasion. It explains how, by means of vaccination, we can use the function of the immune system to prevent disease.
Sexually-transmitted diseases ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Intended as a comprehensive practical guide to the more prevalent sexually transmitted diseases: AIDS, gonorrhea, chlamydia, herpes, and venereal warts. Provides a detailed and complete description of causes, symptoms, and treatments for these illnesses, as well as current scientific knowledge about how to combat them.
Mental illness ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
Describes the most common mental illnesses such as phobias, anxiety, nervous breakdowns, and schizophrenia.
Global communication ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
This program discusses the information superhighway, telecommunications satellites, and cable distribution systems.
What consumers consume ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Looks at the many social and psychological factors involved in consumer behavior. Segments cover the fashion industry, television, and the automobile industry.
Archaeology ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
This program explains some of the new approaches to analyzing tree marks, rocks, sediment, and vegetable debris to date objects. Preservation of artifacts by means of a new nuclear technology is also looked at.
Biotechnology ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
This program demonstrates the role of biotechnology in improving varieties of plants, detecting microorganisms, and creating new vaccines.
Architecture [the science of design ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
"Though architecture is surely an art, it is also a science and this program focuses on the scientific component. Skyscrapers have to stand up, not only to gravity but also to wind, precipitation, and sometimes earthquakes. The program also looks at ... the "intelligent home," many of whose features, including lighting or heating the house and even preparing morning coffee, can be fully programmed and executed automatically. Finally, the program tells us about concrete, a construction material that has become the symbol of modern architecture and is undergoing constant improvement"--Container.
Death ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Explains scientifically what death is and how death is an essential element in the survival of the species. Also covers the psychological and social dimensions of death, mourning, and the acceptance of death.
Nuclear energy ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Program looks inside a modern nuclear reactor and explores its functions in detail. Discusses nuclear safety.
Science and ethics ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
With the advancement of the scientific and technological age, there is a new level of ethical issues. This video deals with and discusses those issues.
Pharmacology ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Discusses how modern medicine owes much of its success to drugs and explains how these chemical molecules treat and cure illnesses.
Waste disposal ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Deals with the recycling of household garbage, the disposal of hospital waste, and the processing of pig waste.
Sculpture ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
"To give form to memory, an image, or an abstract idea, the sculptor has a choice of many different techniques. This program shows how bronze is cast, and how those who restore or repair old sculpture use technologies more advanced than did the original artists. The program also shows two fascinating new technologies: metals with memory of shape and the reproduction of sculpture by laser."
Fragile ecosystems ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Program looks at three fragile ecosystems, all in danger of destruction from human activity: marshes, soils and the atmosphere.
The brain ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
"This program first draws us into the fantastic world of dreams-- a world as interesting to physiologists and physicians as it is to psychoanalysts. Then the nervous system is explained: how nerve impulses are transmitted and how chemical neurotransmitters make our brain work. In addition, two technologies are explained which are designed to delve even deeper into the depths of the brain and to help detect illnesses: nuclear magnetic resonance and electroencephalography"--Container.
Color ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Examines the physics and chemistry of color and light including ultrviolet and infared light. Covers the perception of colors and the ways in which color can be used in clothing to make the wearer less visible or more sexually seductive. Explains the relatioship between psychological responses and physical phenomena. Shows how different colors and combinations of colors are used in inks and paints. Explains the significance of color in nature.
Principles of ecology ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
"The principles of ecology establish the relationships that interconnect humans as a biological species with each other and with their environment. This program also conseders the Gaia Hypothesis and the view of the planetary ecosystem as a gigantic living organism, and explores the urban ecosystem, which must provide its population with an adequate environment."
Cancer ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Examines cancer as a flaw in the genetic program in certain body cells, which begin to divide in an uncontrolled fashion. Modern medicine makes use of three major cancer-fighting procedures: chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery. Two promising new techniques are photochemotherapy and monoclonal antibodies.
Archaeological dating Archaeology--Methodology Architectural design Architecture, Modern Artificial satellites in telecommunication Automobiles--Purchasing--Psychological aspects Bereavement--Psychological aspects Bioengineering Biotechnology Child rearing Communicable diseases Concrete Consumer behavior Consumption (Economics)--Social aspects Death Death--Proof and certification Death--Psychological aspects Death--Religious aspects Digital video Documentary television programs Documentary television programs Educational television programs Excavation Fashion--Psychological aspects Fiber optics Funeral rites and ceremonies--Psychological aspects Geostationary satellites Immune system Information networks Interactive television Mental illness--Diagnosis Mental illness--Treatment Microbial biotechnology Motherhood Nature--Effect of human beings on Nonfiction television programs Nuclear energy Nuclear engineering--Safety measures Pharmacology Plant biotechnology Recycling (Waste, etc.) Refuse and refuse disposal Science--Moral and ethical aspects Sculpture--Technique Sexually transmitted diseases Shopping--Psychological aspects Telecommunication Television--Psychological aspects Television series Vaccines