Monthly Archives: September 2013

Thinking/Language/Cognition–Functional Fixedness–MacGyver

For MacGyver, functional fixedness does not exist.  In this clip from the pilot episode, he de-fuses a bomb using a paperclip.  Many other episodes of this show would have awesome examples, too! Advertisements

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Neuroscience–Pinky and the Brain “Brainstem” song

This clip shows a song including all of the parts of the brain.  My students like to sing this when we talk about brain parts!

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Developmental–Parenting Styles–Brave

This clip from the movie “Brave” displays an example of authoritarian parenting.

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Developmental–Parenting Styles–That 70’s Show

This clip from “That 70’s Show” displays authoritative and authoritarian parenting styles.  This might help differentiate the two in your mind!

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Developmental–Parenting Styles–The Cosby Show

In this clip from the pilot episode of “The Cosby Show” Dr. Huxtable exhibits authoritative parenting when dealing with Theo’s lack of goals.

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Behaviorism–Modern Family

In this clip, Lily repeats some foul language that she has heard…and mentioned her daddies in the process.  Great clip for behaviorism!

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