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Obedience by Stanley Milgram( visu )
6 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in English and held by 491 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 103 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 by Stanley Milgram( visu )
4 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and held by 98 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
Trance and dance in Bali by Gregory Bateson( visu )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 70 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 ( visu )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 58 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
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
Non-Verbal Communication by Patrick W Miller( 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 Kayapo : out of the forest by Terence Turner( visu )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Documents the opposition of the Kayapo Indians of central Brazil to the construction of a hydroelectric dam at Altamira. Includes the demonstration by 600 Kayapo against the proposed dam and their success in stopping its construction
A case study of multiple personality : the three faces of Eve ( visu )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 42 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 41 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
Albert Bandura by Richard I Evans( visu )
4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 41 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
Quiet rage : the Stanford prison study by Stanford University( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 40 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 )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 39 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
Dr. B.F. Skinner by B. F Skinner( visu )
3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 36 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
Professor Erik Erikson by Erik H 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
The spirit of ethnography ( visu )
7 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in English and held by 33 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
Survey of the primates by Duane M Rumbaugh( visu )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 30 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
Dr. Erich Fromm by Erich Fromm( visu )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
In part one, Dr. Fromm discusses how the use of character orientations contribute to an individual's abilities for socialization and independence. Part two, Dr. Fromm discusses psychoanalysis and how individualization and the concept of the self applies
Eduardo the healer ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 30 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."
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