Video and Multimedia
Description: This video explores the Confucian perspective on communication.
Description: This video illustrates magic and illusion and the centrality of perception in magic. You may want to preface the video with the article, “Magicians Know More Than Scientists.”
Description: TIME Magazine’s report on the cancellation of the Yulin Dog Meat Festival in China in response to an online petition that garnered more than 11 million signatures worldwide.
Video 4: The Use of Silence in Japan
Description: This video explains the importance of silence to Japanese communication and society.
Video 5: Weird, or Just Different?
Description: This TEDTalk asks viewers to question their assumptions and realize that something that seems strange to you may be perfectly normal to someone else.
Description: This segment of NPR’s All Things Considered explores how perception and food and music are connected.
Description: Marketer Rory Sutherland says advertising adds value to a product by changing our perception, rather than the product itself. He says perceived value can be just as satisfying as what we consider “real” value.
Audio 3: Playing with Perceptions
Description: Where do stereotypes come from? Why do some perceptions persist, and is there any truth or value to the assumptions we make? TED speakers examine the consequences of stereotypes.