Psychology


New! A Dangerous Son 86 min.

One in 10 American children suffers from a serious emotional disturbance and over 17 million have experienced a psychiatric disorder. Directed by award-winning filmmaker Liz Garbus, A Dangerous Son focuses primarily on three families in crisis, each struggling with a child’s severe mental illness and desperately seeking treatment in the face of limited resources and support. Interspersed with inte...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Digital Addicts 54 min.

Children as young as three are becoming addicted to mobile phones, harming their development and causing possible long-term damage. We follow some of the youngest cases and hear how our brains are affected by exposure to screens. We also learn how platforms like snapchat or facebook are engineered to make them hyper-addictive. Three year old Ryan doesn’t speak, avoids eye contact and frequently ha...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! The More We Evolve, the Less We Need God: A Debate 90 min.

Does God have a place in 21st-century human affairs? For many, the answer is yes. Belief in a higher power is the foundation of human consciousness, they argue, and helps drive social, political, and scientific progress. Further, some claim, humans require faith to lead moral lives and are genetically predisposed to embrace religion. Others are far more skeptical. No evidence of God exists, they a...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Swipe Left: Dating Apps Have Killed Romance: A Debate 105 min.

Every day, more and more people are turning to dating apps to find love. More than 49 million Americans—almost one out of six—have given digital dating a try. But are dating apps really designed to promote long-lasting romance? Apps like Tinder and Bumble make finding a date as easy as swiping right, while digital platforms like Match.com and OkCupid use specialized algorithms to help users find t...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Are You What Your Mother Ate? The Agouti Mouse Study 15 min.

Jirtle and Waterland’s Agouti Mouse research has been called one of the most important study’s of the 21st century. It is hugely significant for our understanding of both the epigenetic mechanisms that change gene expression and the relationship between Nature and Nurture in psychology and sociology. The film combines original interview and laboratory footage of Professor Jirtle to both tell the s...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! The Internet Warriors 22 min.

In this video, meet online 'trolls' who use the internet to harass and threaten others. Director Kyrre Lien meets a global group of strongly opinionated individuals, who spend their time online debating the subjects they care most strongly about. Topics include President Donald Trump, Lady Gaga, LGBT youth, the Syrian War, and Muslim Immigration.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Body A La Carte 52 min.

We live in a world where self-image has become an obsession, where we can no longer ignore the role that science and technology play in our never-ending quest for beauty and youth. Through touching and meaningful stories, as well as the testimonies of doctors and plastic surgeons, and enlightening interviews with experts from related fields, this program explores the increasingly popular and fasci...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2017

Body Language Decoded 53 min.

Body Language Decoded takes us into the mysterious world of non-verbal communication, what do we say without realising and how can we read the signals others give us involuntarily? We look deep into the science of body language as well as its practical applications in law enforcement, romance, commerce, national security and more.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2017

War Dog: A Soldier's Best Friend 69 min.

From executive producer Channing Tatum and director Deborah Scranton (The War Tapes) comes a deeply personal documentary that highlights the intimate relationship between veterans and their K9 companions, both during combat and as they readjust to civilian life. Focusing on three courageous dogs (Layka, Mika and Pepper) and the soldiers who served by their side in the most elite forces in the mili...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Can You Fix a Brain Like Mine 47 min.

Part journey of personal discovery, part journey into the future of neuroscience, this program meets the revolutionaries, mavericks and ground-breaking scientists operating at the far-flung frontiers of human knowledge into our brain’s functions and capacity and asks the question, if we can we make ourselves faster, smarter, better…is it right to do so? If our brain embodies who we are then who do...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017