WorldCat Identities

Hanessian, Lu

Overview
Works: 199 works in 300 publications in 1 language and 2,701 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Juvenile works  Popular works 
Roles: Narrator, Host
Classifications: HQ769, 649.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lu Hanessian
Let the baby drive : navigating the road of new motherhood by Lu Hanessian ( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member 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 by Horst-Gunter Koch ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member 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
Mental illness by Lu Hanessian ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the most common mental illnesses such as phobias, anxiety, nervous breakdowns, and schizophrenia
Sexually-transmitted diseases ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member 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
Archaeology ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member 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
Global communication ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program discusses the information superhighway, telecommunications satellites, and cable distribution systems. The program concludes with a look at cable distribution systems, which no longer serve only for broadcasting television programs but are being used to consult huge data banks and service bank transactions
Architecture [the science of design] ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member 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
What consumers consume ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looks at the many social and psychological factors involved in consumer behavior. Segments cover the fashion industry, television, and the automobile industry
Science and ethics ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member 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
Death ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member 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
Biotechnology ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program demonstrates the role of biotechnology in improving varieties of plants, detecting microorganisms, and creating new vaccines
Nuclear energy ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Program looks inside a modern nuclear reactor and explores its functions in detail. Discusses nuclear safety
Color ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member 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
Pharmacology ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member 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 )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member 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 50 WorldCat member 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"--Container
Principles of ecology ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member 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."
The brain ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member 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
Fragile ecosystems ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Program looks at three fragile ecosystems, all in danger of destruction from human activity: marshes, soils and the atmosphere
Evolution ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Since Charles Darwin formulated his theory of natural selection, our view of the world has changed. Although Darwin's theory itself has "evolved," scientists agree that living species slowly but surely diverged from common ancestors. This program begins with a segment on fossils, one of the most convincing proofs of evolution. Retraces the major steps of evolution as they were uncovered by science. Presents the major theories of evolution
 
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