You don’t have to be an expert filmmaker or have a 35mm camera either to share your story. Need some help finding inspiration? Check out these films that inspired the 2011 APS Film Festival!
(Please note these are not entries, these are examples of films that would be accepted as festival entries.)
Song: The Psychology Psong
The history of psychology in song. Written by Connors State College Psychology Instructor, Dr. Gary Grady, after a freshman spelled psychology without a “P.”
Song: The Cognitive Bias Song
Written by high school teacher Bradley Wray for his AP Psychology Students.
Dance Your PhD
How does your brain analyze incoming visual information? by Maartje C. de Jong from the Dance Your PhD contest 2010.
Karina Schumann and Michael Ross Why Women Apologize More
Research published in Psychological Science by Karina Schumann and Michael Ross confirms that women tend to apologize much more frequently than men do, but there’s a twist. Women report more offenses than men. So the issue is not female over-apology. Instead, there may be a gender difference in what is considered offensive in the first place.
The Pocket Scientist
Video by George Zaidan from Pocket Science: Your booty call for science! On this video…dead chickens, personal violations, and your favorite sugary beverage. All in one unified theory of funny-osity.
Demonstration of a psychological science concept: The Selective Attention Test
The original, world-famous awareness test from Daniel Simons and Christopher Chabris.