Most widely held works about Intellimation, Inc
Most widely held works by Intellimation, Inc
Against all odds inside statistics ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 511 libraries worldwide
Presents the why as well as the how of statistics using computer animation, colorful on-screen computations, and documentary segments.
The world of chemistry ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 350 libraries worldwide
Explores various aspects of the world of chemistry and its impact on man's environment. Distinguished scientists discuss major breakthroughs and future directions of research.
Race to save the planet ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
Shows ways that the physical environment of the Earth is being changed by man and suggests actions to preserve it.
Langston Hughes the dream keeper ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 281 libraries worldwide
Explores the life and work of American writer Langston Hughes. Examines the role of race in his poetry, the influence of jazz and blues on development of his poetic vision, and his efforts to fulfill the writer's duties to his society. Includes appearances by Hughes and performances of his poetry, combined with discussions by Arnold Rampersad and James Baldwin.
Marianne Moore ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 268 libraries worldwide
The life and career of American poet Marianne Moore, related through photographs, film clips, readings of her poetry and critical and anecdotal commentary by other poets, writers and literary critics.
Sylvia Plath ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 267 libraries worldwide
The life and career of American poet Sylvia Plath, related through photographs, dramatizations, readings from her works and anecdotal commentary by her mother, her teachers, various friends and other poets and writers.
Discovering psychology ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
Series integrates a historical and cutting-edge perspective of the field of psychology. New developments are measured against historical breakthroughs, and theories are tested by the recent findings of leading researchers.
Discovering psychology. Program 19-20 ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
Program 19 examines how situational forces can manipulate beliefs and behavior. Also examines how social psychologists interpret human behavior within its broader social context. Program 20 looks at how mental processes color our interpretations of reality.
Discovering psychology. Program 23-24 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Program 23 explores new thinking on the relationship between mind and body, examining the new bio-psycho-social model which is replacing the traditional biomedical model. Program 24 illustrates the psychology of peace. Also examines how psychologists prepare astronauts for space travel.
Art of the Western world. Program I, The classical ideal ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Traces the origins of humanism and much of Western art to ancient Greece. Discusses Kouroi and Korai figures and the architecture of the Parthenon. Identifies Roman art as inherently political art that concentrated on technical sophistication and detail. Traces the decline of humanistic values in the late antique period where classical themes and forms were adapted to serve Christian purposes. Features art experts John Boardman and Richard Brilliant.
Discovering psychology. Program 9-10 ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Program 9 looks at the complex process of memory. Examines how experiences are translated into codes in the memory, why we forget, and how memory can be improved. Program 10 examines the cognitive processes of reasoning, planning, and problem solving.
Discovering psychology. Program 21-22 ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Program 21 defines and explores schizophrenia, phobias, and affective disorders. Also includes discussions with clinical psychologists who examine various factors that can lead to mental and behavioral disorders. Program 22 describes how theory, research, and practice come together in the treatment of psychological disorders. Also discusses how attitudes toward the mentally ill have been influenced by historical, cultural, and social forces.
Discovering psychology. Program 7-8 ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Program 7 deals with how we transform raw sensory data into meaningful impressions. Also focuses on the ways personal experience influences our perceptions. Program 8 describes the principles of classical and operant condition to show how learning occurs. Features the research of Pavlov, Thorndike, and Skinner.
Politics, privacy, and the press ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
A panel of prominent American journalists and politicians consider the ethics of privacy as it relates to public figures and the news media. The panelists are asked to consider the hypothetical case of a senator preparing to run for the presidency. What facts about the senator's private life will rule out his candidacy? How aggressively should the media look for past secrets? How close should the senator get to the media elite, and vice versa? Does political reporting, particularly when it focuses on private lives, do a service to the political process?
Discovering psychology. Program 17-18 ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Program 17 questions whether men and women are psychologically different or if they are similar in some ways. Also examines how sex roles reflect social values. Program 18 looks at physical and psychological aging and shows how society reacts to the last stages of life.
Discovering psychology. Program 11-12 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Program 11 explains why and how judgments and decisions are made. Also explores the psychology of risk taking and negotiation. Program 12 examines biological and psychological aspects of motivation and emotion as seen in studies of sexual behavior and the power of optimistic beliefs.
Discovering psychology. Program 13-14 ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Program 13 explores the nature of sleeping, dreaming, and altered states of consciousness. Also looks at how consciousness lets us interpret, analyze, and direct our behavior in adaptive, flexible ways. Program 14 examines how events and experiences of the subconscious affect moods, actions, and health. Includes case studies of multiple personality and split-brain patients and demonstrations of hypnosis.
Discovering psychology. Program 5-6 ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Program 5 details the impact of heredity and environment on children's development. Program 6 describes how psychologists search for truths about the mind, society, and culture by studying how children develop complex language skills and use language in social communication.
Discovering psychology. Program 3-4 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Program 3 deals with the brain's structures, its biochemical reactions, and how these two affect behavior. Program 4 attempts to explain how the brain controls behavior and the role played by the environment.
Discovering psychology. Program 25-26 ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
Program 25 uses the yin-yang model of complementary opposites to aid in an understanding of basic principles throught to govern human nature and animal behavior. Program 26 features prominent psychologists who discuss new directions in research and theory in the field of psychology and possible applications. They also discuss how psychology can contribute to the quality of human life.
African Americans American poetry--Study and teaching Art Art, High Renaissance Art, Italian Biography Case studies Chemistry Civilization Civilization, Western Confidence intervals Criticism, interpretation, etc. Distribution (Probability theory) Earth Economic history Economics Enlightenment Environmental policy Environmental protection Europe Experimental design Films for the hearing impaired Force and energy France Global warming History Hughes, Langston,--1902-1967 Human ecology Italy Legal ethics Life cycle, Human Literature Magnetism Mathematical statistics Mechanics Nature--Effect of human beings on Physics Poets, American Political science Pollution--Environmental aspects Probabilities Psychology Psychology--Philosophy Relativity (Physics) Rome Sampling (Statistics) Statistics United States Water--Pollution Women poets, American