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Video Description List

Discovering Psychology Series:
The Mind Awake and Asleep

Annenberg/CPB     2001
Video # 33
Time: 30 minutes
Description:  Our varying levels of consciousness empower us to interpret, analyze, and direct our behavior in flexible ways. The nature of sleeping, dreaming, and altered states of consciousness are explored in this program. With Dr. Ernest Hartman, formerly of Tufts University, and Dr. Robert McCarley of Harvard Medical School.

The Mind Hidden and Divided
Annenberg/CPB     2001
Video # 33
Time: 30 minutes
Description:  This program shows how experiences that take place below the level of consciousness alter our moods, bias our actions, and affect our health — as demonstrated in repression, discovered and false memory syndromes, hypnosis, and split-brain cases. With Dr. Jonathan Schooler of the University of Pittsburgh and Dr. Michael Gazzaniga of Dartmouth College. Updated.

The Mind Awake and Asleep
Annenberg/CPB     1989
Video # 33A
Time: 30 minutes
Description: Explore the nature of sleeping, dreaming, and altered states of consciousness.

Teaching Modules: States of Consciousness
Annenberg/CPB     1989
Video # 26G
Time:  22:41 minutes
Description:  Stephen LaBerge, Ernest Hartman, and Robert McCarley present several dream and sleep theories. The power of hypnosis is examined through experiments by Philip Zimbardo.

The Mind Series:
Teaching Modules:  The Mind 

Annenberg/CPB    1999
Video # 128
Description: (22) Depressants and Their Addictive Effect on the Brain.  Shows what happens biochemically in alcohol and drug addiction; deals with states of consciousness, addiction, and alcohol-related abnormal behaviors.

Teaching Modules:  The Mind 
Annenberg/CPB    1999
Video # 129
Description: (29) Alcohol Addiction: Hereditary Factors. Deals with alcoholism, addiction, biological evidence for hereditary traits, and how science progresses through replication and the development of new technologies.  (30) Treating Drug Addiction: A Behavioral Approach. Provides an example of how drug therapies incorporate the results of research on several levels of behavior, and shows how patients learn to deal with environmental triggers for cravings.   

The Brain Series:
Rhythms and Drives

Annenberg/CPB    1984
Video # 47
Time:  60 minutes
Description:  The "primitive" brain and its effects on sex, sleep, aggression, depression and euphoria are explored.

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The World of Abnormal Psychology: Substance Abuse Disorders
Annenberg/CPB 1992
Video # 102
Time:  One hour
Description: Millions of Americans abuse alcohol, cigarettes, and cocaine. Health professionals know a great deal about these dangerous and costly disorders, including how to treat them. This program examines how the concept of treatment matching is used to help  individuals overcome a variety of addictions.

Inside Psych Series
Allyn & Bacon
Video # 116
Time:  15 minutes
Description:  Part 4: Drug and alcohol tolerance.

 

Web Sites

Addiction Hot Link Page

Loughborough University Sleep Research Centre

SAMHSA National Clearing House for Drug and Alcohol Information

Sleep Medicine Home Page

Sleep WWW Reference Page

SleepNET.com

The Quantitative Study of Dreams, University of California

 

 

 
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