Vintage Psychological Experiment Films. 1940s. Quality Information Publishers, 2007. DVD.
Description: This DVD collection features three films from the 1940s, each one showing a different angle of psychological testing on both adults and children.about the wonders and dangers of living in a world filled with manufactured chemicals.
- Growth Study of Johnny and Jimmy (39 minutes, 1940). This film documents the changing physical and psychological development in two babies. Watching the two people change over time is interesting, as differences in motor skills, mental development, and personality become visible quite soon.
- Judging Emotional Behavior (23 minutes, 1940). In this study of human behavior, two people are told a story and their reactions to the story are caught on camera. Just the reactions are shown and then the reactions are replayed with the story audible. Viewers can judge the story's impact.
- Experimental Studies in the Socal Climate of Groups (41 minutes, 1940). Three groups of children are assigned an adult leader with an authoritarian, hands-off or democratic style of leading. Each group of kinds responds much differently to each new type of leader, demonstrating the important influence of leaders in social behavior.
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