Video and Multimedia

Video Resources

Video 1: The Difference Between Classical and Operant Conditioning

Description: Peggy Andover explains how the brain can associate unrelated stimuli and responses, proved by Ivan Pavlov’s famous 1890 experiments, and how reinforcement and punishment can result in changed behavior.

Video 2: How We’re Priming Some Kids for College, and Others for Prison?

Description: Sociologist Alice Goffman spent six years in a troubled Philadelphia neighborhood and saw first-hand how teenagers of African-American and Latino backgrounds are funneled down the path to prison—sometimes starting with relatively minor infractions

Video 3: Children, Violence, and Trauma—A Call to Action

Description: This video is about what happens when children are abused and exposed to violence and how society can help.

Audio Resources

Audio 1: What Research Says About Video Games and Violence in Children

Description: NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Douglas Gentile, a psychology professor at Iowa State University, about what research tells us about video games and violence in children.

Audio 2: Author Podcast: Socialization

Description: The author discusses the key aspect of the chapter: the idea of socialization asks a few questions that highlight socialization.

Web Resource

Web 1: Should Parents Be Legally Responsible for Children’s Serious Crimes?

Description: This article discusses whether parents should be legally responsible for their children’s crimes.