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Winston, Robert M. L.

Overview
Works: 625 works in 1,191 publications in 17 languages and 15,606 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Pictorial works  Popular works  Longitudinal studies  Case studies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Educational films  Internet videos  Biography 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Editor, Host, Creator, Publishing director, Author of introduction, Commentator, Actor, Singer, Producer
Classifications: QP37, 612
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Most widely held works about Robert M. L Winston
 
Most widely held works by Robert M. L Winston
Human( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and German and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A highly comprehensive and illustrated account of what makes us what we are: how we evolved, how our bodies work and develop, and how we think and behave, this unbelievable reference examines the qualities all humans share but also highlights the diversity of human society and culture. Profiling more than 250 peoples who inhabit the world and examining fascinating facts - from environmental and health issues to beliefs and customs - Human is the definitive illustrated guide to our species. In the tradition of "Animal" and "Earth" comes a new definitive visual guide that takes a unique look at what it means to be a human being. From evolution and biology to society, culture, and the future aspects of human life, this book examines the qualities that all humans share and profiles more than 250 peoples who inhabit the world
Evolution revolution by Robert M. L Winston( Book )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history of evolution and the evolution of the future
What makes me me? by Robert M. L Winston( Book )

31 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 12 languages and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features activities to find out about your genes and study your personality traits
Super Human encyclopedia : discover the amazing things your body can do by Steve Parker( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This illustrated guide to the human body reveals the truly amazing processes that go on in our bodies on a daily basis
It's elementary! by Robert M. L Winston( Book )

25 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the chemical elements, how they were discovered, and their uses
Human instinct by Robert M. L Winston( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Hebrew and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Few people have a problem with the idea that humans are descended from apes. But while people believe that our general shape and structure are derived from other creatures, few consider, let alone accept, the psychological implications. Man not only looks, moves and breathes like an ape, he also thinks like one. It is back in our primeval past that we find the first clues to the understanding of our human instincts." "But how well do instincts equip us for the twenty-first century? Do instincts help or hinder us as we deal with large anonymous cities, low-level stress, the battle of the sexes and the fracturing of communal life? In this erudite and fascinating book, which accompanies a major BBCI television series, Robert Winston takes us on a journey deep into the human mind in search of the answers to these questions and many more. Along the way he takes a very personal look at the relationship between science and religion, and explores those instincts that make us peculiarly human."--Jacket
What goes on in my head? by Robert M. L Winston( Book )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How your brain works and why you do what you do"--Cover
The story of God by Robert M. L Winston( Book )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Story of God is a book that examines the relationship between science and religion across time, beginning with the primitive worship of our early ancestors and concluding with a vivid portrait of faith in the modern world. Robert Winston provides a unique perspective: he writes as a respected scientist who is also committed to Judaism, and offers a challenging, sometimes startling personal discourse to the debate. Grand in scope, adventurous in lone, the book traces a line across continents, cultures and eras."--BOOK JACKET
Life as we know it by Robert M. L Winston( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of life on Earth, discussing cells, energy, evolution, and more
The humanmind : and how to make the most of it by Robert M. L Winston( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"New technological developments help us understand how the brain gives rise to the human mind. We can now see the extraordinary complexity of the brain's circuits, watch which regions use energy and which nerve cells generate electricity as we fall in love, tell a lie or dream of a lottery win. And inside the 100 billion cells of this rubbery network is something remarkable: you." "In this entertaining and accessible book, Robert Winston takes us deep into the workings of the human mind, revealing how our senses, emotions and personality are the result of a ballet of genes and environment that shapes the path of our lives. Here, as he explains how memories are formed and lost, and how the everchanging brain is responsible for toddler tantrums, teenage angst and the battle of the sexes, he also reveals the truth behind extrasensory perception, deja vu and out-of-body experiences." "And as we discover how we can boost our intelligence, tap into creative powers we never knew we had, break old habits and keep our brains fit and active as we enter old age, we also face one great paradox. Because the human mind is all we have to enable us to understand it, it is perfectly possible that science may never quite explain everything about the remarkable mechanism that makes each of us unique. Book jacket."--Jacket
Bad ideas? : an arresting history of our inventions by Robert M. L Winston( Book )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Turkish and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"We are born with the instinct to create and invent. Indeed our ability to do so is what separates us from the rest of the animal world. The moment man first converted a stone to a useful tool set him on a relentless path towards greater power over his environment. But have our creative ideas always produced desirable results in line with their original good intention? Have they always served us well?" "Bad Ideas? traces the history of our attempts at self-improvement but also questions their value. The dubious consequences of the development of weaponry, for example, are self-evident. But what of apparently more innocuous advances such as farming, writing or medicine and the harvesting of fire? Science has produced huge good but has also had unforeseen consequences which seem increasingly to threaten our existence. Can science and scientists find solutions to the perils which now menace us?" "We join Robert Winston on a thrilling journey from our earliest days to the present, written against a huge historical canvas.We learn about the history of science and engineering, following the unexpected twists and turns of progress. We meet some key individuals along the way and share quirky anecdotes about their lives and brainwaves. Inspiring, unusual and at times controversial, Bad Ideas? assesses the past and looks forward to the opportunities and ethical challenges of the future. In so doing it celebrates man's extraordinary capacity for achievement and offers a hopeful way forward to protect humanity against what sometimes seem like bad ideas."--BOOK JACKET
A child against all odds by Robert M. L Winston( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Russian and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intimate universe the human body( Visual )

6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using microscopic and time-lapse photography as well as computer animation, Robert Winston presents a detailed, pictorial analysis of the growth and development of the human body. Physicians' comments are illustrated by location filming. Contains graphic images and information about human biology. Includes pre-birth, birth, toddlers, teenagers, adults, growing old, and death
Flesh and blood sibling rivalry( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why are siblings often so different? Are "only" children lucky or disadvantaged? What are the long-term effects of birth order and sibling relationships? This program underscores recent theories that suggest relationships among a nuclear family's children-rather than those between parent and offspring-are the most meaningful to an individual's growth. Monitoring a group of 25 six-year-olds, the program follows experiments that highlight the significance of sibling rivalry and bonding. Among the lively subjects are James and his older sister Bernie, whose relationship is tested by their unstable living situation; twins Alice and Charles and their intrusive younger brother William; and Het Shah, an only child whose parents fear they have spoiled her. A BBC/Open University Co-production. Original broadcast title: Flesh and Blood. Part of the series Child of Our Time 2006. (60 minutes)
Brave new world with Stephen Hawking by Stephen Hawking( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hosted by Professor Stephen Hawking, this five-part series travels the globe to explore the research and inventions that will transform lives in the future. Hawking is joined by a cast of scientists offering expert commentary on today's scientific revolutions
Mary Shelley the birth of Frankenstein( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program offers a fresh exploration of her novel, Frankenstein, focusing on how Shelley's personal life influenced the book and mirrored it afterwards. Along with reenactments of scenes from her classic and dramatizations of her life, the program draws from a wealth of primary sources, including readings from her mother's A Vindication of the Rights of Woman and Mary Shelley's personal letters, as well as those of her husband Percy Bysshe Shelley and Lord Byron"--Videocassette container
Identity crisis self-image in childhood( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the "nature vs. nurture" debate in the shaping of the identity of children. This program weighs in on that question by capturing the emotional and psychological development of 25 boys and girls at age five. Children reveal clear signals about their self-worth and their expectations for the future that bear strong connection to nationality, gender, skin color, economic class, and the presence or absence of either parent
What we know about infertility : diagnosis and treatment alternatives by Robert M. L Winston( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science experiments by Robert M. L Winston( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduce your child to science with Professor Robert Winston's Science Experiments. These exciting hands-on experiments - from creating balloon rockets or glow-in-the-dark jelly to making metal detectors - will help your child get to grips with science. Science Experiments covers all areas from life on earth to physical science. There are projects for all abilities, from quick-and-easy science in seconds to trickier group projects for schools
Cheating time( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The age and quality of a woman's eggs plays the most important role in determining her chances of having a baby. This episode features 41-year-old Suzanne, a happily married woman desperate to start a family. She is pinning her hopes on an IVF technique called assisted hatching, which she hopes will help her aging eggs give her the baby she longs for. The program also asks how old is too old to become a mother. Professor Robert Winston travels to Romania for an extraordinary encounter with the world's oldest mother, 68-year-old Adriana Illiescu, and her two-year-old child
 
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Alternative Names
Robert Winston britischer Arzt, Politiker und Moderator

Vinstons, Roberts 1940-

Winston, R.

Winston, R. 1940-

Winston, R. (Robert)

Winston, Robert.

Winston, Robert 1940-

Winston, Robert M. 1940-

Winston, Robert M. 1940- Lord

Winston, Robert M. L. 1940-

Winston, Robert M., Lord, 1940-

Winston, Robert Maurice Lipson 1940-

Winston, Robert Maurice Lipson 1940- baron

Winston, Robert Maurice Lipson, baron, 1940-

Winston, Robert Winston Baron

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Evolution revolutionWhat makes me me?Super Human encyclopedia : discover the amazing things your body can doIt's elementary!Human instinctWhat goes on in my head?The story of GodThe humanmind : and how to make the most of it