Browsing 90 - 100 results of 102 programs for category - Popular Culture


Explainer Perspectives:  Explanime: Anime (Webcast)
Running Time:
0:25:23
What is anime? Anime is Japanese for animation. You've probably seen anime before, but didn't realize it. Cartoons from the '80s such as Thundercats, Voltron, and even Starblazers were all anime. On Saturday, August 18th, 2001 the Exploratorium hosted its first anime Webcast. We featured an Anime Trivia Show that tested the skills of three brave souls. Got anime?

Project: Explainer Perspectives | Browse All

Date: August 18, 2001
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): General Science

Keywords: japanese animation, anime game show


Real: 80K  
Women's Health:  Explainer Perspectives:Teen Pregnancy (Webcast)
Running Time:
0:50:36
This informative programming includes dispatches from the Young Women's Health Conference, a Webcast on breast cancer, and teen perspectives on pregnancy and gay issues.

Project: The Changing Face of Women's Health Exhibition | Browse All

Date: January 27, 2001
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Sociology

Keywords: women's health issues, teens, teenagers, youth, explainers, pregnany, planned parenthood, birth control, peer pressure, prevention, sex education, unplanned, communication, lifestyles, counseling


Real: 35K  
Women's Health:  Explainer Perspectives: Gay Issues (Webcast)
Running Time:
0:37:21
This informative programming includes dispatches from the Young Women's Health Conference, a Webcast on breast cancer, and teen perspectives on pregnancy and gay issues.

Project: The Changing Face of Women's Health Exhibition | Browse All

Date: January 27, 2001
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Sociology

Keywords: communication, self image, human sexuality, homophobia, queer bashing, teens, terenagers, explainers, peer pressure, lifestyles, coming out of the closet, hate crimes, counseling, gay issues,


Real: 35K  
Memory:  Dr. Jonathan Schooler -- Words Get in the Way: A Tasteful Exploration (Webcast)
Running Time:
1:42:45
Can a question influence its answer? Discover the power of verbal overshadowing--ways in which words enhance or distract from different sensory memories. Dr. Schooler, Associate Professor of Cognitive Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh and research scientist at the Learning Research and Development Center, will arrange a variety of sense-memory experiments, including wine-tasting and jellybean-tasting!

Project: Memory | Browse All

Date: December 6, 1998
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Cognitive Science/Psychology

Keywords: verbal overshadowing, visual memories, memory impairment, verbal descriptions, language, eyewitness, memory perception, language and meaning, verbalization, thought and consciousness, describing taste, conceptual training, verbal knowledge, consciousness, understa


Real: 16K  
Memory:  Dr. Elizabeth Loftus and Dr. Jonathan Schooler on Recovered Memory (Webcast)
Running Time:
2:02:21
What do you really remember? Dr. Jonathan Schooler and Dr. Elizabeth Loftus will discuss the highly controversial area of recovered memories. Dr. Schooler is Associate Professor of Cognitive Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh and a research scientist at the Learning Research and Development Center. Dr. Loftus is Professor Psychology and Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Washington, Seattle.

Project: Memory | Browse All

Date: December 2, 1998
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Cognitive Science/Psychology

Keywords: verbal overshadowing, visual memories, memory impairment, verbal descriptions, language, eyewitness, memory perception, language and meaning, verbalization, thought and consciousness, describing taste, conceptual training, verbal knowledge, consciousness, underst


Real: 16K  
Memory:  Dr. Robert Sapolsky on Stress and Memory: Forget It! (Webcast)
Running Time:
1:38:48
Can stress make you forget? Dr. Robert Sapolsky presents an overview of the disruptive effects of stress on memory and brain aging. Dr. Sapolsky, Professor of Neuroscience at Stanford University, is a MacArthur Fellow and author of numerous articles and books.

Project: Memory | Browse All

Date: November 18, 1998
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Cognitive Science/Psychology

Keywords: stress memories, cell, organism, brain, chemical, stress and memories, impact of stress, stress management, relaxation, memory training, memory stress, homeostatic balance


Real: 16K  
Memory:  Dr. Alison Gopnik: How Children Remember (Webcast)
Running Time:
1:48:57
Does your child remember the same things you do? Not necessarily. Children are as good or better than adults at remembering events, but have difficulty remembering how, when, and why they learn things. This has implications for issues from eyewitness testimony to recovered memories. Alison Gopnik is Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley.

Project: Memory | Browse All

Date: November 11, 1998
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Cognitive Science/Psychology

Keywords: cognition, language development, children's theories of mind, memory in children, child development, memory in babies, human development, autobiographical memory, emotional memory


Real: 16K  
West Coast Live:  West Coast Live: October 10, 1998 (Webcast)
Running Time:
1:58:50
This episode of Sedge Thomson's West Coast Live radio show explores the places where science and entertainment intersect. In this broadcast: Singer-songwriter John Gorka; Bert Grant, founder of Grant's Brewery; a view from the studio of artist Meredith Tromble; author of "Fisherman's Son" Michael Koepf.

Project: Sedge Thomson's West Coast Live | Browse All

Date: October 10, 1998
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Arts, General Science

Keywords: john gorka, folk music, memory exhibition description, art and science, radio


Real: 34K  
West Coast Live:  West Coast Live: October 3, 1998 (Webcast)
Running Time:
1:59:04
This episode of Sedge Thomson's West Coast Live radio show explores the places where science and entertainment intersect. In this broadcast: Ethan Canin, author of "For Kings and Planets"; Exploratorium artist Brenda Hutchinson; Michael Dibdin, author of the Aurelio Zen mysteries; Cajun accordion dynamo Geno Delafose; singer-songwriter Deborah Pardes; radio improvisation from True Fiction Magazine.

Project: Sedge Thomson's West Coast Live | Browse All

Date: October 3, 1998
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Arts, General Science

Keywords: ethan canin, for kings and planets, sound artist, improvisational theatre, sonic portraits,


Real: 16K  
Memory:  Lewis Hyde: Remembering and Forgetting (Webcast)
Running Time:
0:56:12
Osher Fellow Lewis Hyde speaks about images and ideas of forgetting in myth and story. Mr. Hyde is a MacArthur Fellow and author of Trickster Makes This World and The Gift: Imagination and the Erotic Life of Property.

Project: Memory | Browse All

Date: June 17, 1998
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Cognitive Science/Psychology

Keywords: nature of imagination, creativity, moral meaning from fairy tales, cultural threads, folklore, forgetting,


Real: 40K  
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