Level 20 Psychology
Videos are listed chronologically by date added, beginning with the most recent
How Changing Language Could Help in the Fight Against Opioids
This video clip from the CBC’s The National reports on an alternate way of looking at addiction as a disease, rather than a choice. It encourages the viewer to consider the language used when referring to substance abuse disorders and how language can either help or hinder users from getting the ...
New Lens on Life: Using Photography to Heal From Trauma
This is a brief video that describes how a remote community in northern Saskatchewan with a high suicide rate for Indigenous youth is trying to change that by discovering the healing power of photography. The video gives attention to the issues of addiction and trauma and highlights the importanc...
Gaming Disorder Now a Disease According to WHO
This is a short introductory video that gives students and teachers a look into gaming addictions. The video may serve as a starting point for further investigation into the topic.
Self-esteem the Key to Empowering the Women of Tomorrow
In this short video, CBC's The National visits a Nova Scotia school program that aims to increase the self-esteem of young girls, with the hope that this will lead to their becoming confident and empowered young women.
Four Feet Up
This program follows the lives of 8-year-old Isaiah and his family for one year. His parents struggle to overcome addictions, abuse and dysfunction in the home as they seek to provide the basic necessities and opportunities for Isaiah and his siblings. Isaiah knows he is less fortunate, but does ...
Shredded is about a group of teenage boys who want to transform their bodies so they become 'shredded' like the muscular bodies of their media heroes. The film reveals the risks they're willing to take to achieve the ideal male shape, exploring supplement use and the temptations of steroids. With...
Autism. Living with Difference
Series: News in Review: October 2009
Autism is a complex biomedical condition that is not yet completely understood. It can cause people to have trouble communicating or engage in repetitive behaviour. The traditional approach has been to try to treat it or cure it, but now some are questioning that emphasis.