Secondary Catalogue

Series: Giants of Psychology


B. F. Skinner: A Fresh Appraisal

B. F. Skinner: A Fresh Appraisal

This film takes a look at who B. F. Skinner was, and what he really said in his twenty books. In this film his set of vocabulary is introduced in context so the student understands how they were intended to be used and the research that produced...Show More
Bandura's Social Cognitive Theory

Bandura's Social Cognitive Theory

Treading new ground in the field of social psychology, Albert Bandura’s work has become basic to an understanding of how social forces influence individuals, small groups and large groups. Utilising archival materials and newly shot visuals,...Show More
Erik Erikson: A Life's Work

Erik Erikson: A Life's Work

This film introduces students to the wisdom of Erik H. Erikson. Best known for his identification of the eight stages of the life cycle, Erikson spent a lifetime observing and studying the way in which the interplay of genetics, cultural...Show More
John Bowlby: Attachment Theories

John Bowlby: Attachment Theories

The film is a companion piece to the 'Giants of Psychology' film on Bowlby's colleague, Mary Ainsworth, which is centred largely on the development of attachment relationships in infancy. This film addresses issues related to attachment in...Show More
John Dewey: His Life and Work

John Dewey: His Life and Work

John Dewey wrote extensively about philosophy, psychology, education, political science, and the arts. This film introduces students to his philosophy and his critical studies of education, the arts and democracy. Terminology and the historical...Show More
Maria Montessori: Her Life and Legacy

Maria Montessori: Her Life and Legacy

Maria Montessori's conception of the changing roles the classroom environment and teacher should play for students of various ages is presented with carefully shot film of toddler, preschool, primary school and secondary classes at work in...Show More
Mary Ainsworth: Attachment and the Growth

Mary Ainsworth: Attachment and the Growth

The film details the developmental course of attachment behaviours and the different patterns that are captured by the controlled observational techniques of the “Strange Situation.” Using archival (including the Harlow primate studies) and...Show More
Piaget's Developmental Theory: An Overview

Piaget's Developmental Theory: An Overview

Dr. David Elkind explores the roots of Piaget’s work and outlines important vocabulary and concepts that structure much of the study of child development. Using both archival film of Dr. Piaget and newly shot sequences of Dr. Elkind...Show More
Vygotsky's Developmental Theory: An Introduction

Vygotsky's Developmental Theory: An Introduction

This film introduces the life, vocabulary and concepts of Lev Vygotsky. The film illustrates four basic concepts integral to his work: children construct knowledge, learning can lead development, development cannot be separated from its social...Show More
William James: The Psychology of Possibilities

William James: The Psychology of Possibilities

William James, more than anyone else, was responsible for introducing the wide range of topics that now comprise the broad field of psychology. In his magnificent text, The Principles of Psychology, he explored and expanded what was then known...Show More