Video and Multimedia

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Video Links

Video 1: The Science of Stress

Description: Using tools like treadmills and wicked math problems, these scientists are on a mission to prove that stress isn’t all in your mind. Join them and National Geographic on an incredible hunt for the sources of stress.

Video 2: TED Talk: The Empathic Civilization

Description: In this animated talk, bestselling author Jeremy Rifkin investigates the evolution of empathy and the profound ways it has shaped human development and society.

Video 3: Why We Are Happy to Do Things, Unless We’re Paid to Do Them

Description: Physicist, author, and Duke University visiting scholar Dan Ariely explains the theory and research from his book Predictably Irrational. This video focuses on the differences between social and business norms and expectations.

Video 4: John Bowlby: Attachment and Loss

Description Dr. John Bowlby, founder of attachment theory, explains how the mother/father/child relationship forms the foundation for all intimate, complex relationships in our lives. This is a Lifespan Learning Institute video.


Web Links

Web 1: Holmes & Rahe Stress Scale

Description: An online version of the stress scale designed by Holmes & Rahe, also known as the Social Readjustment Rating Scale (SRRS). This is great for a potential class activity.