Psychology


Are You What Your Mother Ate? The Agouti Mouse Study 15 min.

Jirtle and Waterland’s Agouti Mouse research has been called one of the most important study’s of the 21st century. It is hugely significant for our understanding of both the epigenetic mechanisms that change gene expression and the relationship between Nature and Nurture in psychology and sociology. The film combines original interview and laboratory footage of Professor Jirtle to both tell the s...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! War Dog: A Soldier's Best Friend 69 min.

From executive producer Channing Tatum and director Deborah Scranton (The War Tapes) comes a deeply personal documentary that highlights the intimate relationship between veterans and their K9 companions, both during combat and as they readjust to civilian life. Focusing on three courageous dogs (Layka, Mika and Pepper) and the soldiers who served by their side in the most elite forces in the mili...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Can You Fix a Brain Like Mine 47 min.

Part journey of personal discovery, part journey into the future of neuroscience, this program meets the revolutionaries, mavericks and ground-breaking scientists operating at the far-flung frontiers of human knowledge into our brain’s functions and capacity and asks the question, if we can we make ourselves faster, smarter, better…is it right to do so? If our brain embodies who we are then who do...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

The Unconscious: Freud and Lacan 31 min.

This film first presents Freud's major ideas about the unconscious mind before showing some of the most common criticisms of such. The film then considers Lacan's modifications to Freudian theory and demonstrates how he thus solves some key problems with the original concepts, most particularly the Oedipus complex.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

The Play Within: An LGBTQ Documentary 52 min.

This film presents the premiere of the stage adaption of the award winning film, The Play Within, an emotional and issue-focused fictional drama based on the lives of two real people—Matthew Shepard and Tyler Clementi—and their tragic, untimely deaths. After the play, an audience talkback allows for an exploration of this experience. This is followed by a wide-ranging discussion by psychiatrists,...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

The Adult World 51 min.

Children from a choir in Liverpool, a debating club in Bradford and a boxing club in Hackney explore what they think of adults and what would be different if kids ruled the world. Eleven-year-old Salim wants to ban all bookies so adults can't gamble their life away, 10-year-old Sahar comes face to face with rising Islamophobia while wearing her hijab, and tensions flare in Liverpool as Jade tells...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Belief 59 min.

Children from a pony club in Berkshire, a choir in Liverpool and a boxing club in Hackney explore belief—in themselves and the world around them. Eleven-year-old Dilan channels his Sikh faith before stepping into the ring for the very first time, Rex's country ideals are rocked by the savagery of a fox, and Sophie believes that the tooth fairy must eat a tooth to poo out a coin.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Fear and Danger 51 min.

Children from a drama class in Gloucester, a choir in Liverpool and a school on the Isle of Mull explore how they see fear and danger. Nine-year-old Eoin is anxious about the reaction to using a wheelchair to help his dwarfism, Jade takes her first independent steps from her Liverpool estate, and 6-year-old Bruce fears his own imagination, which teleports him from Mull to exotic adventures.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Growing Up 51 min.

Children from a school on the Isle of Mull, a pony club in Berkshire and a debating club in Bradford explore what it means to grow up. Nine-year-old Sophie dreams of riding in the Olympics but is struggling to get back in the saddle after breaking her leg in a bad fall, Arwen looks beyond the isolation of Mull for her future, and Daniel is desperate to become a renowned scientist but has a back-up...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Love and Hate 51 min.

In this first program, children from a debating club in Bradford, a pony club in Berkshire and a drama class in Gloucester explore their feelings of love and hate. Eight-year-old Abigail is getting used to the idea of her mom and dad's impending wedding, Daniel is bursting to see his father, who has been posted away with the army for the last six months, and Edmund just loves to hate his little si...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017