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Author: Richard Vagg; Erik Thompson; Darlow Smithson Productions.; History (Television network); New Video Group.
Publisher: [New York] : History : Marketed and distributed in the U.S. by New Video, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : [Widescreen]View all editions and formats
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"Using simple analogies, real-life case studies, and state-of-the art CGI, this special shows how the brain works, explains the frequent battle between instinct and reason, and unravels the mysteries of memory and decision-making. It takes us inside the mind of a soldier under fire to see how decisions are made in extreme situations, examines how an autistic person like Rain Man develops remarkable skills, and takes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs
Science television programs
Documentary television programs
Popular works
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Vagg; Erik Thompson; Darlow Smithson Productions.; History (Television network); New Video Group.
ISBN: 1422929418 9781422929414
OCLC Number: 301592394
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Documentary.
Credits: Editors, Amilcar Gomes, Oliver Lief.
Performer(s): Narrator, Erik Thompson.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; Dolby Digital, stereo.
Contents: Fear and panic --
Nerves and stress --
Sex on the brain --
Risk response --
Moral decision --
The evil mind --
Memory capacity --
Amnesia --
Sports psychology --
Extrasensory perception --
The next leap.
Responsibility: produced by Darlow Smithson Productions for History ; producer & director, Richard Vagg.

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"Using simple analogies, real-life case studies, and state-of-the art CGI, this special shows how the brain works, explains the frequent battle between instinct and reason, and unravels the mysteries of memory and decision-making. It takes us inside the mind of a soldier under fire to see how decisions are made in extreme situations, examines how an autistic person like Rain Man develops remarkable skills, and takes on the age-old question of what makes one person good and another evil"--Container.

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