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East and West [videorecording] / presented by EBS ; written by Kim, Myung-jin ; produced and directed by Lee, Jeong-Ook ; presented by Korea Educational Broadcast System
Alternate Title At head of container title: Seeing things differently [videorecording]
At head of onscreen title: EBS Documentary
Wheeling, IL : Film Ideas, 2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  GN345.6 .E37 2009  pt.1    AVAILABLE
 Videos/2nd Flr  GN345.6 .E37 2009  pt.2    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) East and West
Intercultural communication
Cognition -- Cross-cultural studies
Cultural awareness
Cross-cultural studies
Cultural competence
Cultural relations
Culture -- Study and teaching
Form perception -- Cross-cultural studies
Personality and culture -- Cross-cultural studies
Social values -- Cross-cultural studies
Socialization -- Cross-cultural studies
Visual perception -- Cross-cultural studies
Identity (Psychology) -- Cross-cultural studies
Self-esteem -- Cross-cultural studies
Personality and culture
Documentary television programs
Educational television programs
Ethnographic television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Physical Description 2 videodiscs (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
4 3/4 in
Sound Characteristics digital optical stereo rda
Video Characteristics NTSC
Digital File Characteristics video file DVD video region 1 rda
Note - System Details DVD-R; stereo
Note This disc may not play on all machines or players
Language In English ; occasional Chinese, Japanese and Korean dialogue subtitled in English
Performer/Participant Narrator, Michael Irwin ; features comments by Richard Nisbett, Dov Cohen, Hazel Markus, Mark Lepper, Ed Diener, Sharon Shavitt, Incheol Choi, Kaiping Peng, Matsumi Imai, Denise Park, William Maddux, Takahiko Masuda, Shinobu Kitayama
Credits On-line editors, Jeong-hoon Lee, Min-seon Lee ; music composer, Hye-won Oh ; storyboard, Won-jong Lee
Summary "Through careful studies conducted in the U.S., U.K. and East Asia, researchers came to the surprising conclusion that in many aspects, people from the 'East' and people from the 'West' think in diametrically opposite ways. Scientists determined that cultural differences trump theories that the brain's thought processes operate in much the same manner for all people. As cultures and economies become more interwoven, it is increasingly important to understand these differences and how they might affect communication and negotiations in both social and business settings."--Container
Contents [Disc 1] Episode 1. Westerners see nouns, Easterners see verbs (46 min.) -- [Disc 2] Episode 2. Westerners want to see, Easterners want to be (44 min.)
Note "In this documentary we are using 'East' to refer to Korea, Japan and China, and 'West' to refer to the U.S., Canada, and the U.K."--Disclaimer from program
Alternate Author Kim, Myung-jin
Lee, Jeong-Ook
Irwin, Michael
Kyoyuk Pangsong (Korea)
Film Ideas (Firm)

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