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Beaty, Sally

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Most widely held works by Sally Beaty
Earth revealed( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines how Earth's dynamic, interacting systems relate to the development of life and how they help us to unlock the secrets of our environment. The programs document evidence of geologic principles at geographically diverse sites through a case study approach using interviews with experts in the areas. Topics include plate tectonics, geologic time and life, the rock cycle, carving the landscape, earthquakes and volcanos, and the impact of human activity on the Earth
Endless questions : critical thinking and research( Visual )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary, directed by Patrick Allen, is about different observations in the field of psychology. It's our nature to ask questions about ourselves and the world around us. But finding answers requires more than intuition and common sense. This lesson asks the question, then probes for answers using the multiple methods at a researcher's disposal: case study, survey, naturalistic observation, correlational studies and controlled experiments
Thinking and language( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The most concrete evidence of our ability to think is our use of language. Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman discusses his research in cognitive psychology, and linguist Noam Chomsky, along with others, explains the principles of language acquisition. Susan Curtiss tells the gripping story of 'Genie' - a young girl who did not learn language due to the neglect and abuse of her parents."--Original container
Collision Course( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an avowed anti-immigrant extremist plans to speak at a rally, the city must grapple with some difficult freedom-of-speech issues. Theme: Freedom of expression and immigration
Stressed to the limit( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"If a stressful day can make us sick, how does stress get under the skin? This lesson seeks answers, exploring various topics of health psychology, including the fight-or-flight response, lymphocytes, cytokines, heart disease, and the psychosocial lure of cigarette smoking. Cancer survivor, Cindy Lauren and her support group, are a window for discussion of important issues such as control, social support, resilience, and the search for meaning"--Container
Earth revealed( Visual )

6 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[S]hows the physical and scientific processes that shape our planet. From earthquakes and volcanoes to the creation of sea-floor crusts and shifting river courses, this series offers stunning visuals that explain plate tectonics and other geologic concepts and principles."--Container
The most amazing machine( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This lesson plunges into the expanding field of neuroscience and the biology behind behavior, exploring how areas of the brain and brain chemistry can alter mood and cognition."--Original container
Going to extremes( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Myers refers to depression as the 'common cold of psychological disorders.' This program looks at the two major categories of mood disorders - depression and bipolar disorder - and at the cluster of psychoses known as schizophrenia. The very personal experiences of psychologists Kay Redfield Jamison, author of The Unquiet Mind, and Stephen Hinshaw, author of The Years of Silence are Past, adds a significant dimension to the experience and understanding of these illnesses. Part of the Inside Out Series
The mind's storehouse : memory( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leading memory researchers discuss topics such as encoding, storage, and retrieval of memory. Demonstrations of short-term memory are also presented
Interpretations( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"To construct the outside world inside our heads requires us to select, organize, and interpret sensations, transforming them into perceptions that create meaning."--Container
The enduring self : personality( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The classroom avenger on a deadly rampage, couples who discover their incompatibility after marriage, recruiters seeking applicants with a rare combination of traits - all reflect the range of issues that fall within the scope of personality from traditional perspectives before focusing on contemporary research: the big five personality traits, personality inventories, and Albert Bandura's social-cognitive perspective."--Container
Different strokes : nurture and human diversity by VEA( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the role environment/nurture plays in developing who we are. Examines the influence of the prenatal environment, peer groups, and the power of culture as well as how prejudices and stereotypes shape our attitudes
The learning machine( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With neurons in the brain continually associating one event with another, it's no wonder neuroscientist Michael Merzenich describes what's in our head as 'a learning machine.' This program delves into the multiple ways humans and animals learn, with case studies on classical and operant conditioning, as well as Albert Bandura's work on pro-social observational learning."--Container
Getting it together( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Until recent decades, people with psychological disorders were often confined to institutions and treated in ways that look appalling by today's standards, because little was known about how to treat them. Program examines psychological and biomedical therapies, and combined approaches that are proving successful in treating mental illness
The examined life : introduction to philosophy( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brings learners the philosophic wisdom of the western world. Each episode examines the "Great Questions" that have intrigued philosophers from antiquity to the present. Using writings of past philosophers, archival footage of more recent 20th century philosophers, and interviews with contemporary philosophers, the series underscores how these classic questions still reverberate in modern man
The becoming years : adolescence to older adults( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While adolescence is the time we form identity and establish independence, the adult years are marked by important life events, and an expansion of the self. Gerontologist James Birren and his Guided Autobiography participants are the case study, demonstrating that social and cognitive development does not end in the elder years."--Container
Brain attack : importance of immediate treatment from stroke( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stroke is the most common sudden injury to the brain. Life, death, or how much recovery is possible is influenced by the care these victims receive in the first few hours after the stroke
In the driver's seat : motivation( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Our desire to lose weight is often no match for the pull of a cheeseburger. It's no wonder our minds and appetites are in a constant battle for the driver's seat! This program explores multiple elements of psychological motivation including hunger for air, eating disorders, the desire for sex, and the need to belong."--Container
Weighing in : the problems of obesity( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Web of addiction( Visual )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program analyzes current research regarding chemical use and abuse, and the nature of addiction and dependency, whatever the substance
 
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Alternative Names
Beatty, Sally V.

Beatty, Sally V. (Sally VanDenburgh)

Beaty, Sally V.

Beaty, Sally V. (Sally VanDenburgh)

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English (89)