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Hendricks, Greer

Summary: "When Jessica Farris signs up for a psychology study conducted by the mysterious Dr. Shields, she thinks all she'll have to do is answer a few questions, collect her money, and leave. But as the questions grow more and more intense and invasive and the sessions become outings where Jess is told what to wear and how to act, she begins to feel as though Dr. Shields may know what she's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC HEN

Sanschagrin, Joceline

Summary: Mommy and Daddy overslept. Mommy tells Caillou to do one thing and Daddy another.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chouette 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Sanschagrin 2008

Kava, Alex

Summary: "Ryder Creed and his K9 search-and-rescue dogs return in the second installment of an exciting new series, teaming up once more with FBI profiler Maggie O'Dell in their riskiest case yet. When Ryder Creed responds to a devastating mudslide in North Carolina, he knows that the difference between finding survivors and the dead is time. He and his sturdiest search-and-rescue dog, Bolo, get to work...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY KAV

Summary: Who said statistics were boring? Using magic and circus motifs, this program demonstrates the significance of probability theory and the importance of using the correct test to analyze research data. Host Amy and her friend Matt the Magician guide viewers through the need to make probability statements, and along with a team of students, use juggling skills to explore choice of test. Setting...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Seal, Caitlin

Summary: Daughter of a sea merchant captain, seventeen-year-old Naya Garth is on a trading mission in Ceramor when she is murdered, and resurrected by a necromancer as one of the "undead," bound to her former body by mysterious magic runes, an abomination in her homeland of Talmir--she has been effectively recruited as a spy for Talmir, and soon finds herself embroiled in politics, kidnapping, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Summary: A dream may be the most difficult human experience to quantify-but dreaming is an excellent topic for building qualitative research skills. This program illustrates experiments, designed and conducted by students, that revolve around sleep and dreams. In the process, it provides thorough insight into the issues relevant to collecting and utilizing qualitative data. Viewers are shown how to...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Adam suspects that most hairy dogs have balding owners. Testing his "pet" theory at a local park, he quickly finds flaws in his own experiment. This video demonstrates Adam's second test, involving better preparation, more rigorous analysis, and an exciting pasta cook-off. Showing how Adam can effectively determine the best spaghetti recipe, the program illustrates concepts that are central to...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: This video focuses on effective ways to understand and organize data using descriptive statistics. Analyzing data collected from studies of young music students, the video helps viewers sort through basic data-interpretation concepts: measures of central tendency, levels of measurement, measures of dispersion, and graphs. A wide range of organization principles are covered, including mode,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Little, Jean

Summary: Each barnyard animal hopes for a baby of their own and after they have one they tell their offspring how special they are.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North Winds Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LIT

Segal, Nancy L.

Summary: Accidental Brothers tells the unique story of two sets of identical Colombian twin brothers who discovered at age 25 that they were mistakenly raised as fraternal twins--when they were not even biological brothers. Due to an oversight that presumably occurred in the hospital nursery, one twin in each pair was switched with a twin in the other pair. The result was two sets of unrelated...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.8 SEG

Kucharski, Adam

Summary: A deadly virus suddenly explodes into the population. A political movement gathers pace, and then quickly vanishes. An idea takes off like wildfire, changing our world forever. We live in a world that's more interconnected than ever before. Our lives are shaped by outbreaks - of disease, of misinformation, even of violence - that appear, spread and fade away with bewildering speed. To...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2020

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Summary: When people decide whether or not to follow the crowd, what happens inside their brains? This ABC News program explores that question, highlighting neurological research that helps explain conformity and sheds light on the complex relationship between group and individual behavior. Placing test subjects in candid-camera style settings, the program illustrates how social pressures can alter...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Kava, Alex

Summary: "In the new edge-of-your-seat thriller from New York Times-bestselling author Alex Kava, Ryder Creed, his K-9 search-and-rescue dogs, and FBI agent Maggie O'Dell find themselves at the center of a dire and mysterious case. In Chicago, a young man jumps from his thirtieth-story hotel room; along the Missouri river, a hunter and his son stumble upon a lake whose surface is littered with snow...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KAV

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY KAV

Kendall, Christine

Summary: Twelve-year-old Neva and her older brother Clayton have been left with their grandparents for the summer, and she is having a difficult time dealing with change: the changes to her body, changes with her relationships with her brother who is becoming involved with social activism and their multicultural community (and with Michelle, the sexy girl across the street), and with her best friend,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: Echoing the infamous Milgram experiment from the 1960s, this ABC News program sets up a psychological test in which an authority figure urges men and women to inflict pain. Test administrator and social psychologist Dr. Jerry Burger interprets the disturbing findings. The program also analyzes the 1971 Stanford prison experiment as well as the 2004 hoax in which a McDonald's manager and her...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Philip Zimbardo has spent decades researching the transformation of character that occurs when generally good people are led to engage in evil actions. In this lecture, Zimbardo discourses on theories of conformity, prejudice, aggression, social influence, and antisocial behavior. Topics include the permeability of behavioral boundaries; the nature of evil and its societal consequences;...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Zuckoff, Mitchell.

Summary: Award-winning former Boston Globe reporter Mitchell Zuckoff unleashes the exhilarating, untold story of an extraordinary World War II rescue mission, where a plane crash in the South Pacific plunged a trio of U.S. military personnel into the jungle-clad land of New Guinea.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 ZUC

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.548 ZUC

Zuckoff, Mitchell.

Summary: Award-winning former Boston Globe reporter Mitchell Zuckoff chronicles the untold story of an extraordinary World War II rescue mission, where a plane crash in the South Pacific plunged a trio of U.S. military personnel into the jungle-clad land of New Guinea.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.548 ZUC

Summary: Reading rate and comprehension can mean the difference between success and failure to students. Three strategies for improving both are presented in this program. The first suggests reading during the day, for short periods in a quiet place, for maximum efficiency. One method demonstrates how to divide words into groups on a page as an effective way of improving reading rate. The SQ3R Strategy...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: The Selfish Gene is frequently misread as a biological justification for ruthless behavior. In this classic program, author Richard Dawkins sets the record straight through an exploration of selfishness and enlightened self-interest built upon evidence from the Prisoner's Dilemma game and real-world non-zero-sum social situations. "The tragedy of the commons," symbiotic behavior among animals,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Goldish, Meish

Summary: Introduces readers to dogs taking part in scientific and medical research.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Summary: With their mental health histories kept secret, ten adults enter a period of psychiatric observation in an isolated group setting. It is up to a panel of experts to determine who is healthy and who isn't. This program documents the first three days of the session, which features several tests designed to bring out evidence of mental disorders. Simulated urban warfare evokes reckless behavior;...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: How long can mental illness stay hidden, especially from the eyes of trained experts? This program rejoins a group of ten adults-five of them healthy and five of them with histories of mental illness-as psychiatric specialists try to spot and correctly diagnose the latter. Administering a series of collaborative and one-on-one tests, including assessments of personality type, physical...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Drawing upon laboratory and field experiments, this program compares and contrasts experimental research methods through an attractiveness study involving young adults. Section one observes how subjects respond to photos in two lab environments-one comfortable, and one not. Then, section two repeats the experiment in two field locales: a trendy bar and a dull coffee shop. Does context make a...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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