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Pennsylvania State University Media Sales

Works: 228 works in 334 publications in 1 language and 2,455 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction films  Nonfiction television programs  Educational television programs  Ethnographic television programs  Television series  Short films  Internet videos  Educational films 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: HV6089, 302.072
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Obedience by Stanley Milgram( visu )
5 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in English and held by 495 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 )
5 editions published between 1975 and 2006 in English and held by 127 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 ( visu )
4 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Presents social psychology's main findings in the areas of conformity and independence using both field and laboratory settings to reinforce the interplay between experience and experiment. Includes Sherif's experiments on norm formation, Asch's work on group pressure and Crutchfield's variation, Milgram's experiment on action conformity, Kelman's three processes of compliance, and Moscovici's recent theoretical views
Trance and dance in Bali by Gregory Bateson( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 67 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."
The Trobriand Islanders of Papua New Guinea ( visu )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 54 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 woman's wealth after a death and the "month of play", a time of celebration following the island harvest
Human Aggression by Stanley Milgram( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Examines modern psychological theory and research on aggression, exploring where it comes from, how it is shaped, and what purpose it serves
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
The chacma baboons (Papio ursinus) : ecology and behavior ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 42 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
Quiet rage : the Stanford prison study by Stanford University( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 39 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
Bathing babies in three cultures by Gregory Bateson( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 37 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
In an interview with Professor Erikson, discusses his career, history of psychotherapy, and psychotherapy
Dr. Erich Fromm ( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 19 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
The Kayapo : Indians of the Brazilian rain forest ( visu )
in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Documents life among the Kayapo Indians of central Brazil, a fiercely independent tribe, who were forced to become "businessmen" or see their traditional way of life destroyed
Dr. B.F. Skinner, professor of psychology, Harvard University ( visu )
1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Dr. Richard I. Evans interviews Dr. B.F. Skinner, renowned psychologist in the field of behaviorism
Great minds of the 20th century Dr. Carl Jung ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Summary: 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
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