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Psychology and Social Science: Films

Searching for Films

Search LINCCWeb to find dvds or streaming videos.  Limit your search by Material Type, to Audio/Visual Material.

DVDS are located by the Service Desk in the library and can be checked out for one week.  Electronic videos can be streamed online.


The Library's DVD Collection includes popular titles such as The Green Mile (call number: [POPDVD] GREEN M) , and academic titles such as Forensic Science: The Crime Fighter's Weapon (call number: [DVD] HV8073 .F67 2008 ).


Films on Demand

Films on Demand                                                                                              

View streaming videos from Films Media Group anytime, anywhere, 24/7! Choose from thousands of educational titles in dozens of subject areas.

Below are several specific videos:

Research and Study Skills

College Success: What is Research Students can develop stronger arguments for their college essays by using multiple sources for research. Use reliable Internet databases; utilize library resources; and include diverse points of view.  View Video.

Study Skills Review Students review the key points of listening, note-taking, outline format, organization and management of assignments and homework, and getting the most out of textbooks. View Video.

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 Human Growth and Development
Babies: Wiring the Human Brain Human development depends on how brains wire themselves and which connections survive. View Video 
Principles of Human Development: The Child from 7 to 12 The most imporant things parents can do for children transitioning between ages 7 and 12 is to be there. Children at this age develop their own identity and become more peer-oriented.  View Video
Children and Adolescents: Expression of Emotions Infants as young as 6 months display emotions other than crying to be fed or changed. As children socialize, they learn about emotional expressions from others.  They develop empathy and emotionally grow more complex as they get older.  View Video
Adolescent Brain Development In adolescents, the brain is not fully developed, particularly in the frontal lobe area that controls emotions. View Video 
Teenagers and Risk-Taking Teenagers are drawn to risky behavior because it causes a pleasurable dopamine brain surge. The more risk, the more desensitization to dopamine, which may lead to lifelong risk-taking behavior.  View Video  
Note:  If you have trouble accessing films from the links above, and are asked for a password, please use the following steps to access the database through the MDC library website.
~ Go to
~ Click Research Tools & Services.
~ Scroll down to Videos and click on Films on Demand.
~ Log in with your MDC account.
~ Click on Subjects and choose one, or use the empty box to do a keyword search for a particular topic.