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Pennsylvania State University Media Sales

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Works: 232 works in 311 publications in 1 language and 2,221 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Documentary films  Anecdotes  Humor  Cross-cultural studies  Biography  Case studies  Personal narratives  Classification 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: HV6089, 364.6
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Publications about Pennsylvania State University
Publications by Pennsylvania State University
Most widely held works by Pennsylvania State University
Obedience by Stanley Milgram( visu )
6 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in English and held by 498 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( visu )
6 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Introduces the subject matter of social psychology, its methods of investigation, and some of its discoveries. Examines issues such as affiliation, cognitive dissonance, conformity, and aggression
Conformity and independence by Stanley Milgram( visu )
4 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and held by 97 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. Includes findings by Sherif, Asch, Milgram, Kelman, and others
Albert Bandura by Richard I Evans( visu )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 64 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( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 63 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. Filmed at the village of Pagoetan, 1937-39
Human aggression by Stanley Milgram( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 50 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 by Stanley Milgram( visu )
3 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Shows how to interpret nonverbal messages, as well as how to use them to become a better communicator. This video focuses on seven topics: personal space, touch, body motion, artifacts (things we do to our bodies), environment, tone of voice, and physical characteristics
The Trobriand Islanders of Papua New Guinea ( visu )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
The Trobriand Islands, regarded as anthropology's most sacred place, lie off the eastern tip of Papua New Guinea. The island society has a complex balance of male authority and female wealth. Magic spells and sorcery pervade everyday life. This program focuses on two important events: the distribution of women's wealth after a death, and the "month of play", a time of celebration following the yam harvest
Dr. Erich Fromm ( visu )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
In film 9, Dr. Fromm discusses how the use of character orientations contribute to an individual's abilities for socialization and independence. In film 10, Dr. Fromm discusses psychoanalysis and how individualization and the concept of the self applies
A case study of multiple personality the three faces of eve ( visu )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 43 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
Quiet rage the Stanford prison study ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
In the summer of 1971, Philip Zimbardo, Craig Haney, and Curtis Banks carried out a psychological experiment to test a simple question: What happens when you put good people in an evil place -- does humanity win over evil, or does evil triumph? College student volunteers were pretested and randomly assigned to play the role of prisoner or guard in a simulated prison at Stanford University. This film uses archival footage, flashbacks, post-experiment interviews with the prisoners and guards, and comparisons with real prisons. It documents the study from the surprise arrests of the participants by city police, to the termination of the study after only 6 days. The Stanford Prison Study remains one of the most famous studies conducted in the field of Social Psychology
Bathing babies in three cultures by Gregory Bateson( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 35 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 by Erik H Erikson( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
In an interview with Professor Erikson, discusses his career, history of psychotherapy, and psychotherapy
Spirit of ethnography ( visu )
8 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
A satire of the basic processes of data collection in cultural anthropology, this program chronicles the field research of a fictitious ethnographer embarking on his first field experience. It features anthropologists who make fun of themselves and classic ethnographic films
The city and the self by Stanley Milgram( visu )
2 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 30 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
Great minds of the 20th century Dr. Carl Jung ( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Three hours of interviews with psychoanalyst Dr. Carl Jung, filmed in Zurich, Switzerland in 1957, conducted by Dr. Richard Evans of the University of Houston. Accompanied by an introduction by Dr. Alan Elms of the University of California, Davis and retrospective interviews with Dr. Evans, filmed forty-five years after the original Jung interviews
Survey of the primates by Duane M Rumbaugh( visu )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 29 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
The Turtle people ( visu )
3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
A case study of the ecological and cultural changes that result from so-called development. Shows the Miskito Indians of eastern Nicaragua who have depended on the sea turtle for food in the past and are now hunting the turtles to sell for cash
Dances of Southern Africa ( visu )
2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Presents a general survey of the dances of southern Africa, including the stamping dances of the Nguni peoples, the Shona-Karanga, and the Ndau. Shows the dances seen in urban contexts and in the context of life in home countries
Children and autism time is brain ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
More children are being diagnosed with autism and earlier diagnosis will help these children get better care
 
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