Video and Multimedia Resources

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Audio Resources

Audio 12.1: Memorizing Kohlberg’s Stages

Description: A fun podcast that applies an imagery-based mnemonic device to the task of memorizing Kohlberg’s stages and levels.

Audio 12.2: Social Bullying

Description: This podcast highlights a case of teen suicide to make the point that relational aggression can be as harmful as physical aggression.

Video Resources

Video 12.1: Can Babies Tell Right from Wrong?

Description: This video reviews research at the Yale Infant Cognition Lab showing that infants as young as 3 months of age divide the world into “us” and “them” and are more likely to side with the “good guy” than the “bad guy.”

Video 12.2: The Marshmallow Test: Can I Trust You?

Description: This clip highlights research extending the classic “marshmallow studies” of delayed gratification by showing that the results are affected by whether the child perceives the researcher as trustworthy. People may fail to delay gratification not because they lack self-control, but because they do not believe that gratification may be forthcoming in the future.

Web Resources

Web 12.1: Is Religion Bad for Your Health?

Description: This blog takes the opposite perspective from that supported by the research cited in most textbooks and suggests several ways that religion may be detrimental to one’s health. For example, strong religious beliefs may encourage one to forego effective medical treatments.