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TEDTalks [electronic resource]: Jon Ronson - Strange Answers to the Psychopath Test

TED Conferences LLC
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Is there a definitive line that divides crazy from sane? With a hair-raising delivery, Jon Ronson, author of The Psychopath Test, illuminates the gray areas between the two in this TEDTalk. Ronson is a writer and documentary filmmaker who dips into every flavor of madness, extremism, and obsession.
Release Date
2012
Run Time
18 min.
Language
English
Rating
9 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 22, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Jon Ronson
Strange Answers to The Psychopath Test
Contents
  • Proliferation of Mental Disorders (1:40)
  • Faked Madness (2:33)
  • Difficulty Proving Sanity (2:48)
  • Psychopath Diagnosis (1:06)
  • Psychopathy and Corporate Leaders (1:27)
  • Al Dunlap as Possible Psychopath (1:53)
  • Al Dunlap and Psychopathic Traits (1:21)
  • Fitting Evidence to Theory (1:40)
  • Gray Areas (3:08)
  • Credits: TEDTalks: Jon Ronson- Strange Answers to The Psychopath Test (0:04)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c2012.
Publisher no.
53022 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
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Description
1 streaming video file (18 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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