Psychology


New! Acts of Courage and Healing 34 min.

Eight Muslim Americans living in Colorado with family histories from eight separate Muslim-majority countries, share their personal stories. They describe incidents of Islamophobia, as well as the healing processes they have experienced in their workplaces, in their neighborhoods, and through supportive organizations.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! An Afghan American Family Story 24 min.

Jamshid and Huma Ebadi both came to the United States as young children with their families from Afghanistan under harrowing circumstances. As adults, with a young family of their own, they now live in a suburb of Denver, CO. Hear their stories of love, compassion, and of hope.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Digital Addiction? 41 min.

This episode of 20/20 focuses on three families that struggle with the excessive use of technology.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Mommy Dead And Dearest 83 min.

Provocative documentarian Erin Lee Carr (Thought Crimes: The Case of the Cannibal Cop) returns to HBO to explore another twisted true-crime story in the age of social media. Things are not always as they appear, especially in the case of Dee Dee and Gypsy Rose Blanchard, and what starts out as a grisly tale of matricide morphs into a rabbit hole of deception and abuse. As we learn, Dee Dee and her...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Warning: This Drug May Kill You 60 min.

From journalist/producer/director Perri Peltz (HBO’s Risky Drinking), Warning: This Drug May Kill You takes an unflinching look at the devastating effects of opioid addiction in the U.S., profiling four families who have seen their lives tragically changed by abuses involving their loved ones, whose addictions arose due to doctors’ prescriptions of dangerous painkillers. Through the personal and e...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Beware The Slender Man 116 min.

It was a local story that horrified the nation: two 12-year-old girls lured a friend into the Waukesha woods, where they proceeded to stab her 19 times in an effort to appease a faceless mythical entity known online as “Slenderman.” But there’s more to the story than the dark headlines it generated. A sobering documentary that delves deep into the story behind this shocking crime, Beware the Slend...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Behind the Statistics 20 min.

Statistical data is rightly seen as a central feature of much psychological research, but students need to understand the important methodological processes underpinning the production of such data. In this film, we go Behind the Statistics to look at the various factors -- from sampling techniques, through ideas about correlation and causation to experimental design -- that can influence the reli...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Experimental Research Methods 20 min.

A great deal of psychological research is carried out using experiments and this film introduces students to a range of issues and ideas surrounding this most-popular of methods. Using a mix of classic and contemporary studies the film illustrates and evaluates three different types of experimental method: Laboratory, Field, and Natural Experiments – highlighting their respective strengths and dra...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Non-Experimental Research Methods 17 min.

While a lot of psychological research is done through experiments, for some research questions we need to see how people actually behave in the real world to discover what they are really thinking and feeling. Using a range of classic and contemporary studies, this film illustrates and evaluates the strengths, weaknesses, and limitations of three different types of non-experimental methods used by...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

New! Not Criminally Responsible: Wedding Secrets 53 min.

It was a wedding born of a terrible act of violence. In 1999, Sean Clifton, in a psychotic frenzy, tried to stab to death a complete stranger, “the prettiest girl he’d seen”, at a mall in Cornwall Ontario. Most of those involved in the violence have been invited to the wedding. For some the wounds have never healed. Can they set aside their anger and fears for the occasion? This extraordinary gath...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016