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Just Another Tuesday

By Jonny Santana - 2018

A short film based on Aaron Stark's TEDxBoulder Talk, "I Was Almost a School Shooter," in which Aaron talks about  how, after growing up in painful…

A Green Revolution | Peru | Quechua people

By PVP-DRP - 2016

Pakesso Mukash and the Konnected.tv crew brave high altitudes on an epic journey to the Peruvian Andes to meet Zenón Gomel Apaza, a Quechua farmer…

All My Relations | Nova Scotia, Canada | Mi'kmaq people

By PVP-DRP - 2016

Cree musician Pakesso Mukash travels to Nova Scotia, Canada to meet Mike Doucette, a renowned Master of Ceremonies and advocate for Mi'kmaq tradition…

Awakening a Generation | British Colombia, Canada | Sliammon people

By PVP-DRP - 2016

Cree musician Pakesso Mukash travels to British Colombia, Canada to meet Ta'Kaiya Blaney, a 15-year-old environmentalist and Indigenous peoples…

Fire Within Us | Guatemala | Ajq'ij Maya K'iche people

By PVP-DRP - 2016

Cree musician Pakesso Mukash travels to Guatemala to meet Felipe Gomez, a spiritual guide and healer. In this episode we tell the story of a man…

Five Simple Words | Peru | Quechua people

By PVP-DRP - 2016

Konnected.tv returns to Peru to meet young Quechua activist Tania Pariona and her mentor Tarcila Rivera Zea. Together, they are giving a voice to…

I Am Missing | Ontario, Canada | Algonquin people

By PVP-DRP - 2016

In this episode, an Aboriginal woman searches for justice for her mother and, in turn, inspires other families to speak out against the systematic…

Liberty Through Music | Chile | Mapuche people

By PVP-DRP - 2016

Cree musician Pakesso Mukash heads to Chile to meet Wechekeche Ni Trawun, a Mapuche rap group who fuse their musical heritage with modern urban beats…

Nation to Nation | Arizona, USA | Dine (Navajo)

By PVP-DRP - 2016

Cree musician Pakesso Mukash travels to Arizona, USA to meet Klee Benally, a self-proclaimed Indigenous anarchist who has spent most of his life…

Running for a Future | Mexico | Raramuri people

By PVP-DRP - 2016

Makesso Mukash ventures into the rugged Copper Canyon of Mexico - the running playground of the Indigenous Raramuri - to meet the up-and-coming young…

The Return of the Storyteller | Ecuador | Sarayaku people

By PVP-DRP - 2016

In this episode of Konnected.tv, Pakesso travels to Sarayaku in the heart of the Ecuadoran Amazon to meet Eriberto Gualinga, an award-winning…

To Be Silent Is To Suffer | Colombia | Nasa People

By PVP-DRP - 2016

The Konnected.tv crew head to Colombia to follow a group of motivated young media activists who are using the only means they have to make their…

What If You Could Go Back? | Paraguay | Ayoreo people

By PVP-DRP - 2016

Cree musician Pakesso Mukash travels to Paraguay to meet Taguide Picanerai, the son of an Ayoreo chief who is on a mission to protect one of the…

Food for Thought | Hawaii, USA | Kanaka maoli people

By PVP-DRP - 2016

Cree Musician Pakesso Mukash travels to the stunning Hawaiian island of Oahu to meet Daniel Anthony, a food sovereignty activist who is determined to…

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Konnected.tv

Follow Pakesso Mukash on his quest into Indigenous cultures across the Americas to find a young generation of "tradition keepers": those who have…

Criminal Offender Profiling

By ShortCutsTV - 2020

An area that’s captured the public imagination from tv shows like Mindhunter and Criminal Minds is criminal profiling. But what’s the reality…

Media and Aggression

By ShortCutsTV - 2020

Can we learn aggression from aggressive media? This film looks at experimental, longitudinal and case study research evidence and how social…

Rosenhan: Being Sane in Insane Places

By ShortCutsTV - 2020

This haunting film provides a brilliant summary of one of the most infamous experiments ever conducted in psychology, looking at its origins…

Unmasking: The End of Debate?

By ShortCutsTV - 2020

Based on new work by a Prof Peter Baehr that suggests debate and evidence are being replaced by accusations against individuals and that a great deal…

Participant Observation

By ShortCutsTV - 2019

Some research questions can only really be studied by sociologists getting out of their offices and interacting directly with the people they want to…

Self Report Methods: Interviews and Questionnaires

By ShortCutsTV - 2019

How do school students negotiate the pressures to perform well academically alongside the pressure to popular and cool? Carolyn Jackson combined…

Ainsworth: The Strange Situation

By ShortCutsTV - 2018

While John Bowlby focussed on the consequences of a lack of attachment, Mary Ainsworth took a step back and looked at the nature of attachment and…

Bowlby: Attachment & Maternal Deprivation

By ShortCutsTV - 2018

In the 1930s a young psychiatrist noticed how many of the disturbed children he saw had been separated from their parents in early life. This was…

Insomnia: Causes and Treatments

By ShortCutsTV - 2018

Insomnia', says one of the respondents we interviewed, 'can be as debilitating as a physical injury'. This film looks at the causes of insomnia, the…

Labelling Theory

By ShortCutsTV - 2018

Traditionally criminology focused on criminal action and its control. Labelling theory widened the focus to include the social reaction to crime and…

Mind-Mindedness and Attachment Security

By ShortCutsTV - 2018

Psychologists have long been aware that attachment security may be transmitted from one generation to the next. But how does this happen? A new idea…

Sleep, Memory & Learning

By ShortCutsTV - 2018

While sleep rests and repairs the brain, it continues to be active and sleep psychologists believe one of the things it's doing is helping to…

Space, Place & Crime

By ShortCutsTV - 2018

Spatial criminology asks whether it's possible to reduce crime by changing social spaces. This film begins with Zimbardo's influential abandoned cars…

Strain Theory

By ShortCutsTV - 2018

Merton was one of the first sociologists to look at the relationship between culture and crime. This film provides a clear introduction to Merton's…

The Structure of Sleep

By ShortCutsTV - 2018

Until relatively recently what happens while we sleep was a mystery. But that changed with the advent of polysomnography, the electrical recording of…

Why Do We Sleep?

By ShortCutsTV - 2018

We spend about a third of our lives asleep. But why do we need to sleep? Filmed at a University Sleep Lab, this short film demonstrates the effects…

Case Study Research

By ShortCutsTV - 2017

This film uses the well-known case of 'Genie', a girl kept in solitary confinement from infancy until she was 13, to illustrate the use of case…

Correlations

By ShortCutsTV - 2017

Correlations are relationships and this film begins by illustrating how the strength and direction of those relationships is measured. It then uses…

Nature-Nurture and Psychology

By ShortCutsTV - 2017

Is human behaviour explained primarily by what we inherit (nature) or what we experience (nurture)? This film uses the example of whether there are…

Observational Methods

By ShortCutsTV - 2017

Some research questions in psychology involve getting out and seeing how people actually behave in real life situations. This is called naturalistic…

Psychology & Science

By ShortCutsTV - 2017

Is Psychology a science? This film explains the scientific method, illustrates its application in psychology, and shows how not all questions in…

Reductionism and Psychology

By ShortCutsTV - 2017

This film illustrates both the importance and limitations of reductionism in psychological explanation using the example of research into diet and…

Reliability & Validity

By ShortCutsTV - 2017

Psychologists have told us a lot about human behaviour, but can we trust the findings? This film looks at the part played by reliability and validity…

Sampling

By ShortCutsTV - 2017

Sampling is crucial in psychology but can be difficult to understand. This film offers a helping hand with a series of visual images that take…

Self-Report Methods

By ShortCutsTV - 2017

Self-report methods gather data directly from the participants. Here, we illustrate and compare questionnaire and interview methods, then look at…

The Usefulness of Psychological Research

By ShortCutsTV - 2017

Have you ever wondered why some people claim to see the face of Jesus in their toast? Well, psychologists at the University of Toronto did. But why…

Using Non-Human Animals in Research

By ShortCutsTV - 2017

This film begins with how animals were used in psychological research by looking at Harlow's experiments, where baby rhesus monkeys were isolated in…

Variables

By ShortCutsTV - 2017

Although the idea of variables can seem dull and uninspiring, they are crucial because they're everywhere in psychology. This film provides a clear…

Ethics & Ethical Issues in Psychology

By ShortCutsTV - 2016

This film begins by looking at how stricter ethical guidelines were developed in psychology. Using an on-going research project, it illustrates…

Ethnocentrism and Psychology

By ShortCutsTV - 2016

Might psychology have ethnocentric biases? This film begins by explaining the key concept of social construction and then illustrates three sources…

Experimental Design

By ShortCutsTV - 2016

What is the most effective time of day for students to learn new material? We begin with this research question to give practical illustrations of…

Field Experiments

By ShortCutsTV - 2016

Three classic studies - Hofling's study of nurse obedience, Fischer's test of the cognitive interview and the Pilliavins' research on good Samaritans…

Laboratory Experiments

By ShortCutsTV - 2016

This film uses some famous psychological studies to explain the experimental method and illustrate how laboratory experiments are done, their…