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Author: David Grubin; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Films Media Group.
Publisher: New York : PBS Home Video, ©2001.
Series: Secret life of the brain, pt. 1.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Only four weeks into human gestation, the brain's first cells, the neurons, are already forming at an astonishing rate-250,000 every minute. This program illustrates that process and the more complex brain development that occurs during an infant's life, both before and following birth. Viewers learn how vision and the visual cortex come into play; what happens when a baby is born with visual impairment, such as  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Grubin; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Films Media Group.
ISBN: 0780637828 9780780637825
OCLC Number: 606616626
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Fma41054.
Credits: Writer, producer, and director, David Grubin.
Performer(s): Narrated by Blair Brown.
Description: 1 streaming video file (56 min.) : digital, sound, color.
Details: System requirements: Windows Media, etc.; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Series Title: Secret life of the brain, pt. 1.
Other Titles: FMG.
Health Collection.
FMG Humanities & Social Sciences Collection.
Responsibility: David Grubin Productions in association with Thirteen/WNET New York.

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Only four weeks into human gestation, the brain's first cells, the neurons, are already forming at an astonishing rate-250,000 every minute. This program illustrates that process and the more complex brain development that occurs during an infant's life, both before and following birth. Viewers learn how vision and the visual cortex come into play; what happens when a baby is born with visual impairment, such as infant cataracts; and many more facts and insights regarding the early brain's ability to shape itself in response to the demands of the world. Distributed by PBS Distribution. Part of the series The Secret Life of the Brain. (56 minutes).

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