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INTELECOM Intelligent Telecommunications (Firm)

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Works: 7,338 works in 8,318 publications in 1 language and 27,404 library holdings
Genres: Introductions  Educational films  Popular works  Biography  History  Instructional films  Drama  Documentary films  Case studies 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: HM586, 551
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Publications about INTELECOM Intelligent Telecommunications (Firm)
Publications by INTELECOM Intelligent Telecommunications (Firm)
Most widely held works by INTELECOM Intelligent Telecommunications (Firm)
Thinking and language ( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
Explores ways in which the most concrete evidence of our ability to think is our use of language. Features Daniel Kahneman discussing his research in cognitive psychology and linguist Noam Chomsky explaining the principles of language acquisition. Also presents Susan Curtiss discussing the story of "Genie," a young girl who did not learn language due to the neglect and abuse of her parents
The examined life introduction to philosophy ( visu )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Offers in-depth analysis of the wisdom of the western world. Studies the "great questions" that have intrigued philosophers from antiquity to the present. Using writings of past philosophers and interviews with more than 50 contemporary thinkers, these episodes underscore how these classic questions still reverberate in society today
Stressed to the limit ( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
"If a stressful day can make us sick, how does stress get under the skin? This lesson seeks answers, exploring various topics of health psychology, including the fight-or-flight response, lymphocytes, cytokines, heart disease, and the psychosocial lure of cigarette smoking. Cancer survivor, Cindy Lauren and her support group, are a window for discussion of important issues such as control, social support, resilience, and the search for meaning"--Container
Crossroads Café ( visu )
9 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
A series that blends comedy and drama to teach English to speakers of other languages. Each 30 minute episode includes one segment that demonstrates a specific language function and another that explores the social or cultural issues dramatized in the story
Earth revealed ( visu )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
"[S]hows the physical and scientific processes that shape our planet. From earthquakes and volcanoes to the creation of sea-floor crusts and shifting river courses, this series offers stunning visuals that explain plate tectonics and other geologic concepts and principles."--Container
Endless questions critical thinking and research ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
It's our nature to ask questions about ourselves and the world around us. But finding answers requires more than intuition and common sense. This lesson asks the question, Does happiness lead to good health? then probes for answers using the multiple methods at a researcher's disposal: case study, survey, naturalistic observation, correlational studies and controlled experiments
Ups and downs ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
"Since the 1950s when opportunity reached its peak, the gap between the "haves and have nots" has grown. This lesson looks at social stratification and the dimensions of social inequality that exist in the United States, as seen in the story of an immigrant from Eastern Europe who, along with her family, comes to the U.S. with virtually nothing, and eventually manages to open and operate a successful child care business."
The mind's storehouse ( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Leading memory researchers discuss topics such as encoding, storage, and retrieval of memory. Demonstrations of short-term memory are also presented
Different strokes nurture and human diversity ( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Discusses the role environment/nurture plays in developing who we are. Examines the influence of the prenatal environment, peer groups, and the power of culture as well as how prejudices and stereotypes shape our attitudes
Codes of life ( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
"Studies of separated twins and adopted siblings are providing insight into the relative impact of genetic and environmental influences, and the extent to which variation among individuals can be attributed to their differing genes. As molecular geneticist Robert Plomin explains, DNA studies are pointing to the fact not one, or five, but hundreds of genes each contribute a small amount of the variance for any one trait."--Container
A great mystery ( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Discusses consciousness, a frequently debated topic in psychology. Neuroscience researchers debate the mystery of consciousness, and investigate awareness, circadian rhythms, sleep and dreams, and sleep disorders, including recent discoveries about narcolepsy
Getting it together ( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Until recent decades, people with psychological disorders were often confined to institutions and treated in ways that look appalling by today's standards, because little was known about how to treat them. Program examines psychological and biomedical therapies, and combined approaches that are proving successful in treating mental illness
Emotion emotions by Paul Ekman( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Examines the distinguishing characteristics of emotion and probes long-debated issues; anger, forgiveness, and happiness are explored in greater depth
The enduring self ( visu )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
"The classroom avenger on a deadly rampage, couples who discover their incompatibility after marriage, recruiters seeking applicants with a rare combination of traits - all reflect the range of issues that fall within the scope of personality from traditional perspectives before focusing on contemporary research: the big five personality traits, personality inventories, and Albert Bandura's social-cognitive perspective."--Container
The most amazing machine neuroscience and behavior ( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
This lesson plunges into the expanding field of neuroscience and the biology behind behavior, exploring how areas of the brain and brain chemistry can alter mood and cognition. Pioneering researchers discuss their role in the first split-brain surgeries, and a 20 year-old stroke survivor receives a breakthrough treatment to regain use of his affected arm
Is morality relative? ( visu )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Discusses whether all morality is culturally determined, or whether some moral values are valid for all cultures. Harman, Wong and Rachels explore the claims of relativitism. The issue of child labor is explored from a relativist point of view
People to people ( visu )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
"People interacting with people, individually and in groups, as friends or sometimes foes, is a fascinating, never-ending source of study material for social psychologists. This program explores social thinking, social influence, and social relations of both the antisocial and pro-social varieties."--Original container
The way we live introduction to sociology ( visu )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
"Combines expert interviews and commentary with historic and contemporary footage to provide a comprehensive introduction to the growing field of sociology"--Container
Inside out ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Features 22 curriculum-aligned lessons with time-coded indexed review segments. Additional segments, called "Find out more," correlates to each video lesson. Contains integrated eContent for use within most major course management systems
Fitting in ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
"Humans are born without any culture. For virtually anyone the process of socialization begins with the family and continues through other social agents such as school, peer goups and mass media. The popularity of reality television shows that offer 'extreme makeovers' [of persons] is highlighted in this lesson as an example of the desire to fit in"--Container
 
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