Video and Multimedia

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Web Links:

Web Link 2.1: Information Processing Theory
Description: The website describes the information processing approach to cognition and provides relevant examples.

Web Link 2.2: Bronfenbrenner's Ecological Theory
Description: The website provides a real world example of ecological theory and its application.

Web Link 2.3: Dynamic Systems Theory
Description: The website explains how dynamic systems theory permits us to understand how cultural difference becomes bodily difference.


Video Link 2.1: Freud vs. Erikson
Description: The video highlights the differences between Freud and Erikson's approach to psychoanalytic theory.

Video Link 2.2: Erik Erikson's psychosocial stages
Description: A description of Erikson's psychosocial stages

Video Link 2.3: Watson and Little Albert
Description: A movie of John Watson and his experiments with "Little Albert."  This video includes information about how Watson believed that human beings are shaped solely by their environment.

Video Link 2.4: Skinner's pigeons
Description: This video shows B. F. Skinner discussing operant conditioning experiments with pigeons and their implications for human behavior.

Video link 2.5: Paying teens for attending school
Description: Is money a good way to reinforce school attendance?

Video Link 2.6: Bandura's experiment
Description: This video shows Albert Bandura and his Bobo doll studies which investigated the origins of aggression in young children.

Video Link 2.7: Jean Piaget
Description: An overview of Piaget’s theories with David Elkind, PhD including original film clips.

Video link 2.8: Vygotsky's zone of proximal development
Description: Discussion with examples of Vygotsky's concept of the zone of proximal development with application to education

Video Link 2.9: Lorenz and his Goslings
Description: This is a video Konrad Lorenz and the goslings that imprinted on him during their critical period of development. Lorenz was the first thing that these baby Geese saw upon birth, and they formed an immediate attachment with the investigator.