Video and Multimedia

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Video 1: The Good Life: Happiness
Learning Objective: LO 1,5
Summary: Professor Bloom ends with a review of one of the most interesting research topics in "positive psychology," happiness. What makes us happy? How does happiness vary across person and culture? What is happiness for? Students will hear how the most recent research in psychology attempts to answer these questions and learn how people are surprisingly bad at predicting what will make them happiest.

Video 2: Carl Rogers on Person-Centered Therapy
Learning Objective: LO 5,7
Summary: The founder of the person-centered approach reflects on his major contributions and explores his provocative opinions on psychotherapy, education, and social change.

Video 3: Positive Psychology and Psychotherapy
Learning Objective: LO 1,3,5,7
Summary: Martin Seligman shows how to apply the principles of positive psychology to the practice of psychotherapy.

Audio 1: Person Centered Therapy
Learning Objective: LO 1,3
Summary: Explains Carl Rogers and his person-centered approach, his own unique approach to understanding personality and human relationships, found wide application in various domains such as psychotherapy and counseling (client-centered therapy), education (student-centered learning), organizations, and other group settings.

Audio 2: In Our Time: Philosophy. BBC Radio
Learning Objective: LO 1,2
Summary: Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss existentialism. A twentieth century philosophy of everyday life concerned with the individual, and his or her place within the world. As Roquentin says in Sartre’s novel ‘Nausea’, “To exist is simply to be there; what exists appears, lets itself be encountered, but you can never deduce it”.But where did these ideas come from? What do they really mean? And how have they impacted on our lives? With Dr A. C. Grayling, Reader in Philosophy at Birkbeck College, University of London; Christina Howells, Professor of French at the University of Oxford, fellow of Wadham College; Simon Critchley, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Essex and author of A Companion to Continental Philosophy.

Audio 3: Abraham Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
Learning Objective: LO 1,3
Summary: Examines the work of Abraham Maslow, who in the mid-twentieth century developed a theory of human motivation that has been particularly influential in management.

Website 1:
Learning Objective: LO 1,2,3,4,5
Summary: Since 1995 they have been producing and distributing the highest quality training videos in the field of psychotherapy, and we think you will find these to be incredibly useful in learning the subtle art of doing psychotherapy. Additionally, we publish Articles, Interviews, Blogs, and Cartoons (all free of charge) that will allow you to dig deep into your particular areas of interest. We strive to keep our writing fresh, and down-to-earth, honestly sharing the actual experience of what it is like to be a therapist in the trenches.

Website 2: Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Learning Objective: LO 1,2,3,4,5
Summary: Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (SEP). From its inception, the SEP was designed so that each entry is maintained and kept up-to-date by an expert or group of experts in the field. All entries and substantive updates are refereed by the members of a distinguished Editorial Board before they are made public.

Website 3: Simply Psychology
Learning Objective: LO 1,2,3,4,5
Summary: The purpose of the site is to write engaging and informative articles in an academic style, but still clear and simple enough to be understood by psychology students of all educational levels.