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Pennsylvania State University Media Sales

Overview
Works: 237 works in 340 publications in 1 language and 2,466 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Interviews  Educational television programs  Short films  Ethnographic television programs  Educational films  Filmed interviews 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: HV6089, 302.072
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Most widely held works by Pennsylvania State University
Obedience by Stanley Milgram( Visual )

5 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Stanley Milgram's classic research on obedience to authority through candid footage shot at Yale University in May 1962. Documents both obedient and defiant reactions of subjects who are instructed to administer electric shocks of increasing severity to another person and shows subjects explaining their actions after the experiment
Invitation to social psychology by Stanley Milgram( Visual )

5 editions published between 1975 and 2006 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of the field of social psychology, this program features reenactments of Asch's experiment on conformity, Bandura's and Walters' work on the social learning of aggression, Milgram's study of obedience, and Zimbardo's prison simulation
Conformity and independence( Visual )

4 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents social psychology's main findings and principles in the areas of conformity and independence, using both field and laboratory settings to reinforce the interplay between experience and experiment
Albert Bandura by Richard I Evans( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) Dr. Bandura has received innumerable honors and awards, including the Guggenheim Fellowship and the presidency of the American Psychological Association, and is among the most cited contemporary psychologists. The interviews highlight Dr. Bandura's work on modeling in the social learning process, which was applied to his analysis of aggression, and his analysis of morality and the conditions of moral disengagement. He has recently focused on the antecedents of theemergence of self-efficacy
Trance and dance in Bali by Gregory Bateson( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the themes of trance and dance in the rituals and religion of Bali through a form of the kris dance, a Balinese ceremonial dance drama in which the struggle between the witch and the dragon is played out to the accompaniment of comic interludes and violent trance seizures
The Trobriand Islanders of Papua New Guinea( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program documents the life and customs of the people of Kiriwina, one of the Trobriand Islands. Emphasises the relationship between women and wealth and the tradition of female inheritance. Includes village festivities and the effects of Western culture on their lives
Human Aggression by Stanley Milgram( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines modern psychological theory and research on aggression, exploring where it comes from, how it is shaped, and what purpose it serves
Nonverbal communication : body language, gesture, and proxemics by Stanley Milgram( Visual )

3 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an overview of research and theory on communication through gesture, body posture, intonation, eye contact, and facial expression. Includes interviews with experts on interpersonal distance, the equilibrium theory of eye contact, sex differences in the perception of nonverbal behavior, gestures and expression in photos, and biological programming
A case study of multiple personality : the three faces of Eve( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A record of an unusual case of multiple personality. Introduces the behaviors of Eve White, Eve Black, and Jane, three distinct and contrasting personalities residing in the same woman. Gives background information about the case, and includes interview scenes with a psychiatrist eliciting each personality. Shows the patient after recovery and a psychiatrist discusses the possible etiological and therapeutic factors in the case
The Kayapo : Indians of the Brazilian rain forest( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents life among the Kayapo Indians of central Brazil, a fiercely independent tribe, some of whom were forced to become "businessmen" or see their traditional way of life destroyed when gold was discovered on their land in 1982
Quiet rage : the Stanford prison study by Stanford University( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses a prison simulation experiment conducted in 1971 with students at Stanford University and considers the causes and effects that make prisons such an emotional issue. Documentary includes new film, flashback editing, follow-ups 20-years later, and an original music score; reveals the chronology of the transition of good into evil, of normal into the abnormal
Dr. B.F. Skinner by B. F Skinner( Visual )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Richard Evans interviews Dr. B.F. Skinner about Freudian theory, and his views about human behavior. In Pt. 2 Skinner discusses his novel, Walden Two, the American educational system, and applications of operant conditioning in the society-at-large
The chacma baboons (Papio ursinus) : ecology and behavior( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video builds on the field studies done by KRL Hall, examining a group of 28 chacma baboons at the Cape Point Nature Reserve, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa, studying their social composition, behaviors, and interaction with a harsh environment. Behaviors shown include: climbing rocks, grooming, play, use of aggression, presenting (in both a social and a sexual context), parenting (carrying infants ventrally and on the back), foraging and eating plants, roots, and shellfish, yawning, lipsmacking, investigating a termite nest, using approach-avoidance behaviors with a snake, and arranging into groups on sleeping cliffs. This film was originally created in 1967 as a silent film; narration by C.R. Carpenter was added in 1967
Bathing babies in three cultures by Gregory Bateson( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comparative series showing the interplay between mother and child in different settings--bathing in the Sepik River in New Guinea, in American bathrooms in the 1930's and in the 1940's, and in a mountain village of Bali
Professor Erik Erikson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an interview with Professor Erikson, discusses his career, history of psychotherapy, and psychotherapy
The spirit of ethnography( Visual )

7 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes a humorous look at the field of cultural anthropology. Chronicles the field research of a fictitious ethnographer embarking on his first field experience
Survey of the primates by Duane M Rumbaugh( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defines the basic characteristics of primates, shows the geographic distribution of various primate forms, portrays the various adaptations which primates have evolved in relation to environment, and summarizes certain behavioral and social adaptations relevant to the understanding of humankind. Points out the necessity for respect for nonhuman primates as unique and valuable forms of life that must be protected from forces which threaten extinction
Eduardo the healer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[A] documentary portrait of Eduardo Calderon, a fisherman, sculptor, and shaman who, like Casteneda's Don Juan, uses incantations, psychology, and hallucinogenic drugs to practice his art as a healer among the villagers of Peru."--Www.mediasales.psu.edu
The City and the Self by Stanley Milgram( Visual )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a study of human relations in the city based on psychological concepts formulated by Professor Stanley Milgram. Examines the city dwellers' perception of their city and their behavior in created situations
Bel canto, can belto( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Saunders, head of voice instruction in musical theater at Pennsylvania State University, presents master classes and discusses development of the mixed middle voice. Also included are a booklet of vocalises and a recommended repertoire for singers. The vocalises are available on the DVD as PDF files for printing as well
 
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