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Intellimation, Inc

Overview
Works: 1,343 works in 2,053 publications in 1 language and 15,517 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  History  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Biography  Documentary films  Biographical television programs  Science television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Classifications: N5300, 709
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Most widely held works by Inc Intellimation
Against all odds : inside statistics( Visual )

18 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the why as well as the how of statistics using computer animation, colorful on-screen computations, and documentary segments
Race to save the planet( Visual )

5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows ways that the physical environment of the Earth is being changed by man and suggests actions to preserve it
Art of the Western world( Visual )

10 editions published in 1989 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 158 WorldCat member 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
Langston Hughes : the dream keeper( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member 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
The World of chemistry by Nava Ben-Zvi( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member 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
Sylvia Plath( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member 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 by WGBH Video (Firm)( Visual )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Otries 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( Visual )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member 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
To defend a killer( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A panel of American jurists and a philosopher discuss the ethics of criminal justice. The panelists discuss whether lawyers should defend people whom they they know to be guilty and how aggressive should the defense be. They also discuss where to draw the line when it comes to citizens taking matters into their own hands, deterrence versus rehabilitation, and society's right to retribution
Art of the Western world( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers key aspects of the High Renaissance, including the advent of the artist as genius (Leonardo, Michelangelo, and Raphael), the rise of Rome as a center of artistic vitality, and Venetian preoccupation with the quality of light (Giorgione and Titian). Also examines the social turbulence of the late sixteenth century and the reinterpretation of classical architectural principles. Features experts Kathleen Weil-Garris Brandt and Colin Eisler
Under orders, under fire( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A panel of prominent Americans consider what course of action is demanded by loyalty to one's country. Each panelist is asked to respond to the following situation: You are the commander of a platoon under enemy fire and a soldier is trying to desert. What should you do? The panelists are also asked to discuss whether a soldier has the duty to follow orders no matter what
Discovering psychology( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member 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
Politics, privacy, and the press( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member 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
The Mechanical universe-- and beyond( Visual )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first program enters the world of electricity and magnetism, and goes on to 20th-century discoveries of relativity and quantum mechanics. The second program discusses Coulomb's law and the principles of static electricity
Economics USA( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historic footage, documentary sequences, interview, and news-style analysis provide a firsthand look at the leading economic crises that have shaped our lives and the trends that will mold American business in the future. Leading economic authorities including Milton Friedman, Robert Heilbroner, John Kenneth Galbraith, and Paul Samuelson, explain our economic system
Discovering psychology( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member 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
 
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