Profile of the founder of modern psychology that covers his youth in Vienna, his use of cocaine and irrational fears, and the psychological detective story that led him to his greatest discoveries.
The science of psychology in action: a group of volunteers agree to take part in an experiment which will open up the human psyche, and explore how people behave under pressure.
An Australian-Dutch study in the Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology has found that children who are encouraged to take chances exhibit lower levels of anxiety and are more resilient. Co-author Macquarie University's Jennifer Hudson contrasts challenging parenting behaviour to so-called helicopter parents.
Teachers work hard to get order in their classrooms at Melbourne's Kambrya College so students can get the benefit of radical new teaching innovations. (STUDY AVAILABLE)
Teachers have an encouraging course direction interview with student with poor attendance record.
The school trials captioning equipment to analyse a teacher's impact as part of Visible Classroom program.
In the finale of his two-part event, Derren looks at the psychology of religious belief, performs a satanic rite and attempts to induce a 'religious experience' in a self-styled atheist.
Follows the experiences of five Year Nine students from Geelong Grammar School's Timbertop campus in the Victorian Alps, as they undertake a world first experiment when their school introduces a controversial new approach to education. The brainchild of renowned psychologist Dr. Martin Seligman, Positive Education has been adapted for schools from Positive Psychology, a relatively new branch of psychology that focuses on developing positive emotions, strengths based character and healthy institutions.
Multi award-winning psychological illusionist Derren Brown returns to SBS 2 for this amazing and magical special. In this mesmerising episode, Derrens weaves together psychology, magic, suggestion, misdirection and showmanship, as he creates amazing experiences and seemingly impossible feats. This episode, Derren conducts a nationwide experiment in remote viewing. Do psychic powers really exist?
The truth is we are far from being the logical, responsible people we think we are. Simple decisions - like should I eat? - are fine, but complex, confusing issues are another matter. As this program illustrates, our psychology, neurology and biology show that more often than not, our decisions are based on oversimplification, selfish pleasure seeking, laziness and prejudice.
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