Defense Mechanisms Video Resources

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A Knight's Tale Trailer
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An introduction to body armor and how it's used 

Bars & Melody
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Two young men channel their experience of being bullied for a positive outcome

Road Rage with Granny
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Don’t mess with little old ladies at pedestrian crossings!  

Fainting Goats
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The instinctual - and sometimes humorous - response of fainting goats 

For The Birds - Think Before You Act
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Comical short clip from Pixar that shows what can happen when we act before we think

Legarrette Blount Punch
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Upset by a loss, Lagarrette Blount punches an opposing player

News Reporter Scared by Lizard
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Funny clip showing reporter's impulse response when a lizard jumps on his coat. 

Kid President Is Over It!
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A peer discusses "How to Disagree" and still like each other

We Can Work It Out - The Beatles
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Lyric video of the popular song by The Beatles

Let It Be - The Beatles
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Lyric video of the popular song by The Beatles

My Stupid Mouth
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John Mayer sings about how his words get him into trouble

Animal Defense Mechanisms
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This video is a great introduction to the concept of Defense Mechanisms as students observe bizarre defense mechanisms in animals.

Snickers Superbowl Commercial
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Humorous clip about how we may want to react in a negative situation

The Breakup
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A scene from the popular film The Notebook that addresses Defense Mechanisms when we feel rejected, hurt, abandoned, or betrayed. 

Defense Mechanisms in Movies
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Another student project showing defense mechanism examples in popular film clips

Road Rage - Values.com
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Young girl reminds her father about the value of being a good example


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