segunda-feira, 28 de maio de 2012

Fronteiras do Pensamento: Zygmunt Bauman

Entrevista com o filósofo polonês Zygmunt Bauman para o Fronteiras do Pensamento, apresentada na ocasião do encontro com o pensador francês Edgar Morin.

quinta-feira, 10 de maio de 2012

Evolution, Emotion, and Reason: love

Introduction to Psychology (PSYC 110) Guest lecturer Peter Salovey, Professor of Psychology and Dean of Yale College, introduces students to the dominant psychological theories of love and attraction. Specific topics include the different types of love, the circumstances that predict attraction, and the situations where people mistakenly attribute arousal for love. 00:00 - Chapter 1. Introduction to Dr Peter Salovey 01:41 - Chapter 2. Defining Love and Its Permutations 16:22 - Chapter 3. The Social Psychology of Love and Attraction 43:53 - Chapter 4. Misattribution for the Causes of Arousal 01:03:46 - Chapter 5. Question and Answer Complete course materials are available at the Open Yale Courses website: http://open.yale.edu/courses This course was recorded in Spring 2007.

Why Are People Different?: Differences

Introduction to Psychology (PSYC 110) Why are people different from one another? This lecture addresses this question by reviewing the latest theories and research in psychology on two traits in particular: personality and intelligence. Students will hear about how these traits are measured, why they may differ across individuals and groups, and whether they are influenced at all by one's genes, parents or environment. 00:00 - Chapter 1. Personality, Intelligence and Determining Difference 13:53 - Chapter 2. Measuring Personality with "The Big Five" 19:47 - Chapter 3. Defining and Measuring Intelligence 30:29 - Chapter 4. Question and Answer on Personality and Intelligence 36:32 - Chapter 5.The Roles of Genes and Environment in Explaining Human Differences 51:16 - Chapter 6. Genes, Environment and Intelligence Complete course materials are available at the Open Yale Courses website: http://open.yale.edu/courses This course was recorded in Spring 2007.

The Good Life: happiness

Introduction to Psychology (PSYC 110) The last lecture in the course wraps up the discussion of clinical psychology with a discussion of treatment efficacy. Does therapy actually work? Professor Bloom summarizes the different types of influences that clinical interventions might have on people who receive therapy. Professor Bloom ends with a review of one of the most interesting research topics in "positive psychology," happiness. What makes us happy? How does happiness vary across person and culture? What is happiness for? Students will hear how the most recent research in psychology attempts to answer these questions and learn how people are surprisingly bad at predicting what will make them happiest. 00:00 - Chapter 1. How and Why Therapy Works 07:48 - Chapter 2. Question and Answer on Therapy 11:16 - Chapter 3. Happiness and Positive Psychology 18:58 - Chapter 4. Getting Used to Happiness 42:41 - Chapter 5. Closing Remarks Complete course materials are available at the Open Yale Courses website: http://open.yale.edu/courses This course was recorded in Spring 2007.