Video and Multimedia Resources
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Audio 5.1: Eating Disorders in Teenage Boys
Description: This podcast highlights two teenage boys with eating disorders. Because eating disorders are much less common among boys than among girls, appropriate treatment may be difficult to find.
Video 5.1: College Binge Drinkers Happier?
Description: This clip reports the surprising result that binge drinking is associated with happiness in college. The presenters offer potential explanations for the result.
Video 5.2: Tripping to Prevent Falls
Description: This news article includes a video clip illustrating a technique in which older adults are made to stumble and catch themselves, thereby potentially “inoculating” themselves against future, more serious falls.
Web 5.1: Children with Autism: Injury Prone?
Description: This article reports archival research finding that autism spectrum disorder is associated with a greatly increased risk of injury and premature death. A brief clip of Temple Grandin describing her experience with autism is included.
Web 5.2: Preventing Dementia with Mental Stimulation
Description: A new study is reported in which older adults with an average age of 77 who reported engaging in mentally stimulating activities at least once or twice a week were less likely to develop mild cognitive impairment 4 years later. The article notes the correlational nature of the study and that other factors such as diet and exercise may contribute to the results.