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He Said She Said - Gender, Language and Communication with Deborah Tannen
First, Deborah Tannen revolutionized our understanding of gender and communication. Now, for the first time on video, Tannen takes your students on an intellectual journey to the core of how men and women use language, and why communication between the…
The Beauty Myth - The Culture of Beauty, Psychology, and the Self with Naomi Wolf
Naomi Wolf revolutionized our understanding of the relationship between "beauty"and female identity. She presents her definitive treatise on The Beauty Myth: The Culture of Beauty, Psychology, & the Self . On a sweeping historical canvas, from the Industrial Revolution to…
Flow: Psychology, Creativity, & Optimal Experience with Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
MIHALY CSIKSZENTMIHALYI: Flow: Psychology, Creativity, & Optimal Experience A clear and captivating presentations of Csikszentmihalyi's theory of FLOW. For more than 30 years, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (pronounced CHICK-sent-me-high-ee) has studied states of "optimal experience"--those times when we report feelings of deep…
That's Not What I Meant with Deborah Tannen
Deborah Tannen revolutionized our understanding of gender and communication. Debunking the misconception that communication would be transparent if we simply "said what we meant," Tannen counters by suggesting that we do say what we mean--only we say it in our…
Multiple Intelligences with Howard Gardner
In this video, Howard Gardner brings us up to date on the current state of MI theory. From evolutionary psychology and genetics, to anthropology and the study of special populations, he reveals the 8 intelligences identified by MI theory--and the…
Language and Mind with Noam Chomsky
One of the most gifted thinkers of our time, Noam Chomsky has revolutionized our understanding of language, its use and its acquisition. Now, Language & Mind brings Chomsky into your classroom, where he takes your students on a guided tour…
How the Mind Works with Steven Pinker
How the Mind Works alters completely the way one thinks about thinking. New York Times First, Steven Pinker illuminated the human Language Instinct with unprecedented wit and wisdom. Now, he takes your students on an intellectual journey to the core…
The Future of Life: Biodiversity in the New Millennium with Edward O. Wilson
The Future of Life: Biodiversity in the New Millennium Excellent. A vivid and hopeful journey through the world of biodiversity. Wilson's ideas are seminal to any serious discussion of the relationship between science, nature, and humanity. Peter Raven, Chair, National…
The Magic of Consciousness with Daniel Dennett
What is consciousness? Why does it remain a mystery? In The Magic of Consciousness, Daniel Dennett takes your students on a fascinating journey backstage, behind the minds curtain, to reveal the inner workings of the magic show we call consciousness-…
MI: Intelligence, Understanding and the Mind with Howard Gardner
The singular revolution in cognitive science and education that is changing how we think about intelligence and the human mind. Now, in this dynamic presentation for the classroom, Howard Gardner presents MI theory and reveals what is at stake--for learning,…
Darwin's Dangerous Idea with Daniel Dennet
A single great idea: The Theory of Natural Selection. With it, Charles Darwin shattered existing notions of the natural world by demonstrating how complexity could arise as a result of a blind and mechanistic sorting process, without an "intelligent designer".…
Creativity and Leadership: Making the Mind Extraordinary with Howard Gardner
First, Howard Gardner conquered long held misconceptions about 'intelligence' and 'understanding'. Now, drawing conclusions from the lives of extraordinary individuals like Albert Einstein, Mahatma Gandhi, and Virginia Woolf, Howard Gardner presents a revolutionary new psychology of creativity and leadership. Here,…
The End of Education
NEIL POSTMAN The End of Education Using history of education, history of technology, and educational theory, Neil Postman paints a brilliantly challenging response to the modern crisis of education. He reveals how in popular culture and schooling alike, there has…
In Depth with Naomi Wolf - Additional Points about the Beauty Myth
In this bonus presentation, Naomi Wolf goes in-depth to address key implications, criticisms, and the most commonly asked questions raised by the main program. In this exclusive bonus presentation, go in-depth with Naomi Wolf as she addresses: How the Beauty…
Darwin's Revolution in Thought: an Illustrated Lecture for the Classroom with Stephen Jay Gould
Darwin's Revolution in Thought Using evolutionary biology, history of science, and social history as his canvas, Gould paints the fascinating picture of how human biases (philosophical, cultural, and spiritual) have continued to resist Darwin's theory, inverting it into its own…
Understanding with Howard Gardner
Howard Gardner argues that a principle goal of developing the human mind must be "disciplinary with memorization. At the same time, he illustrates how intuitive theories of the "unschooled mind" make disciplinary understanding both counter-intuitive and difficult to develop--from the…
The Mind of Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky revolutionized our understanding of language, cognition, and the nature of the human mind. Join host Howard Gardner (Multiple Intelligences theory) as he leads you on a fascinating journey through the life and mind of Noam Chomsky. From an…
Money, the Federal Reserve, and Economic Armageddon
The world is now engaged in an epic battle of survival from the devastating financial crisis that is wreaking havoc on people of all nations. This crisis is the direct result of an economic model that enslaves the middle class…
MI: Millennium. Multiple Intelligences for the New Millennium with Howard Gardner
New dimensions: First, Howard Gardner revolutionized how we think about "intelligence" and "understanding." Now, with MI:MILLENNIUM, Gardner expands, and builds upon the foundations of MI theory--bringing twenty years of research, and the history of "intelligence" theory into a timely new…
Is Evolution Progressive? with Richard Dawkins
In setting out to answer his central question "Is Evolution Progressive?", Dawkins illustrates the human biases that continue to muddle our understanding of just what evolutionary 'progress' means; from early Victorian influences, to contemporary scientific texts which uncritically invoke 'evolutionary…