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Pennsylvania State University Media Sales

Works: 244 works in 330 publications in 1 language and 2,461 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Interviews  Educational television programs  Ethnographic television programs  Short films  Television series  Case studies 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: HV6089, 364.6
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Most widely held works by Pennsylvania State University
Obedience by Stanley Milgram( visu )
5 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in English and held by 508 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 110 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 96 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( visu )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 65 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 64 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 chacma baboons (Papio ursinus) ecology and behavior ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 62 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
The Trobriand Islanders of Papua New Guinea ( visu )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 55 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
Nonverbal communication by Stanley Milgram( visu )
3 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 47 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
A case study of multiple personality : the three faces of Eve ( visu )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 44 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 city and the self by Stanley Milgram( visu )
2 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 43 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
Dr. Erich Fromm ( visu )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 39 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
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
Professor Erik Erikson by Erik H Erikson( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
In an interview with Professor Erikson, discusses his career, history of psychotherapy, and psychotherapy
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
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 adaptions relevant to the understanding of man. 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 29 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."
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
Bel canto, can belto ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 28 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
Children and autism time is brain ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
More children are being diagnosed with autism and earlier diagnosis will help these children get better care
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