Psychology


Mommy Dead And Dearest 83 min.

Provocative documentarian Erin Lee Carr (Thought Crimes: The Case of the Cannibal Cop) returns to HBO to explore another twisted true-crime story in the age of social media. Things are not always as they appear, especially in the case of Dee Dee and Gypsy Rose Blanchard, and what starts out as a grisly tale of matricide morphs into a rabbit hole of deception and abuse. As we learn, Dee Dee and her...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Warning: This Drug May Kill You 60 min.

From journalist/producer/director Perri Peltz (HBO’s Risky Drinking), Warning: This Drug May Kill You takes an unflinching look at the devastating effects of opioid addiction in the U.S., profiling four families who have seen their lives tragically changed by abuses involving their loved ones, whose addictions arose due to doctors’ prescriptions of dangerous painkillers. Through the personal and e...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Beware The Slender Man 116 min.

It was a local story that horrified the nation: two 12-year-old girls lured a friend into the Waukesha woods, where they proceeded to stab her 19 times in an effort to appease a faceless mythical entity known online as “Slenderman.” But there’s more to the story than the dark headlines it generated. A sobering documentary that delves deep into the story behind this shocking crime, Beware the Slend...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Behind the Statistics 20 min.

Statistical data is rightly seen as a central feature of much psychological research, but students need to understand the important methodological processes underpinning the production of such data. In this film, we go Behind the Statistics to look at the various factors -- from sampling techniques, through ideas about correlation and causation to experimental design -- that can influence the reli...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Experimental Research Methods 20 min.

A great deal of psychological research is carried out using experiments and this film introduces students to a range of issues and ideas surrounding this most-popular of methods. Using a mix of classic and contemporary studies the film illustrates and evaluates three different types of experimental method: Laboratory, Field, and Natural Experiments – highlighting their respective strengths and dra...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Non-Experimental Research Methods 17 min.

While a lot of psychological research is done through experiments, for some research questions we need to see how people actually behave in the real world to discover what they are really thinking and feeling. Using a range of classic and contemporary studies, this film illustrates and evaluates the strengths, weaknesses, and limitations of three different types of non-experimental methods used by...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Achievers 43 min.

Haley struggles with guilt and sadness. Liam tells his brother Jonny his secret. Kobra overcomes the fear of failing.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Immigrants 43 min.

Cristian’s faith in the American dream is tested. Gwenth struggles with her controlling father. Prottush attempts to embrace his Muslim heritage.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Millennials: Growing Up In the 21st Century 270 min.

Produced by Rick Stevenson, this six-part series is an emotionally raw look into the lives of a diverse group of 22 children as they transition from the innocence of childhood through the turbulence of adolescence and emerge as young adults. Through yearly candid interviews over the course of 15 years, Millennials echoes in real life what the award-winning film Boyhood has done in fiction. Millenn...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Popularity 43 min.

Simon takes a shot at redemption. Gennette finds herself as the central target in a notorious national tabloid scandal. Kellan struggles to keep his family together.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016