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Beaty, Sally

Works: 534 works in 824 publications in 1 language and 5,895 library holdings
Genres: Introductions  Popular works  History  Educational films  Documentary films  Case studies 
Roles: Producer, Author, Director, Author of screenplay, Production personnel, Writer of accompanying material, wri, Editor
Classifications: HV5825, 551
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Most widely held works by Sally Beaty
Earth revealed( Visual )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 489 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
Thinking and language( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores ways in which the most concrete evidence of our ability to think is our use of language. Features Daniel Kahneman discussing his research in cognitive psychology and linguist Noam Chomsky explaining the principles of language acquisition. Also presents Susan Curtiss discussing the story of "Genie," a young girl who did not learn language due to the neglect and abuse of her parents
Going to extremes( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 160 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 psychosses known as schizophrenia. The very personal experiences of psychologists Kay Redfield Jamison, author of The Years of Silence are Past, adds a significient dimension to the experience and understanding of the illnesses. Part of the Inside out series.--Conteneur
Stressed to the limit( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 157 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
Endless questions critical thinking and research( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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, Does happiness lead to good health? then probes for answers using the multiple methods at a researcher's disposal: case study, survey, naturalistic observation, correlational studies and controlled experiments
Web of addiction( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program analyzes current research regarding chemical use and abuse, and the nature of addiction and dependency, whatever the substance
The mind's storehouse( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 107 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
The examined life introduction to philosophy( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers in-depth analysis of the wisdom of the western world. Studies the "great questions" that have intrigued philosophers from antiquity to the present. Using writings of past philosophers and interviews with more than 50 contemporary thinkers, these episodes underscore how these classic questions still reverberate in society today
Different strokes nurture and human diversity( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 106 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
Getting it together( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 103 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 most amazing machine neuroscience and behavior( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 95 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. Pioneering researchers discuss their role in the first split-brain surgeries, and a 20 year-old stroke survivor receives a breakthrough treatment to regain use of his affected arm
The enduring self( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 93 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
Evolution through time Minerals( Visual )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1st program chronicles the development of life on Earth. The 2nd program covers the origins, classifications and uses of minerals
The human condition( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A telecourse that takes a close, personal look at many of the most prevalent issues in health and health care today
Age happens by Sally Beaty( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why do people grow old? Is it possible to slow down the aging process? These questions may one day be answered. But for now, the inevitability that each person will grow old is the one thing that all human beings have in common. This video focuses on the psychological and physiological aspects of aging, and factors that assist older people in maintaining their health and functional independence
Portrait of a family( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of programs which explore many facets of family issues
Connections( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A solitary figure walks on the beach at dawn. Although he is alert to his surroundings, his sensory systems take in only a fraction of the energy that envelops him. That which does reach the receptor cells is captured and converted into signals that can be recognized by the central nervous system. The ultimate destination for these signals is the cerebral cortex."--Container
Weighing in the problems of obesity( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how poor food choices and an increasingly sedentary lifestyle combine to contribute to a dramatic increase in obesity in America. Explores the link between obesity and the risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, osteoarthritis, and certain types of cancer. Identifies successful and unsuccessful weight loss approaches, following the experiences of two people who are maintaining weight loss after decades of failed attempts
The becoming years( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 73 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
In the driver's seat( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 70 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
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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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