PsycVIDEO: Psychology Videos in PsycEXTRA

As of mid-2008, PsycEXTRA includes nearly 6,000 records pointing to videos related to social science and human behavior. All records include a brief abstract, the intended audience, and full contact information for the distributor. A variety of index terms help the user determine if the video described would suit their purpose and give them clues for finding other similar videos.

Videos included in PsycEXTRA include those for

  • The general public
  • Managers
  • Trainers, both for management and professional psychology
  • Professionals and researchers in the social sciences
  • Students seeking career guidance

Sample Titles

  • Carl Rogers and the Person-Centered Approach
  • Communicating with Customers
  • How to Supervise in Cognitive Therapy
  • Profiting from Evidence-Based Management
  • Training Parent Facilitators
  • Manage Change Successfully
  • How to Manage and Motivate a Sales Team
  • Cognitive Impairment
  • Understanding the Disorder
  • Careers in Psychology: Your options are open

Criteria for Inclusion in PsycEXTRA

All videos selected for coverage must demonstrate the following:

  • Psychological relevance as demonstrated by a focus such as these:
    • Educating clients and the general public on psychological phenomena
    • Behavioral or learning issues, including corporate culture
    • Psychological disorders and physical disorders with psychological ramifications
    • Training for psychologists in professional practice issues
  • Current availability.
  • High quality and credibility as demonstrated by the professional level degrees of the producer and other participants or the professional status of the organization that produced or sponsored the video.