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How does the brain work?.

Author: Neil deGrasse Tyson; PBS Video.
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Distribution, ©2011.
Series: Nova scienceNOW, season 5, episode 3.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Four short documentaries exploring the fascinating inner workings of the brain, with programs examining how the visual interpretation of information is used in magic and sleight of hand, the efforts of scientists to replicate human logic in artificial intelligence, the role of magnetism in "mind control," and the research of neuroscientist David Eagleman.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Feature films
Nonfiction films
Science television programs
DVD-Video discs
DVDs for the hearing impaired
DVDs for people with visual disabilities
Nonfiction television programs
Closed caption video recordings
Named Person: David Eagleman
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neil deGrasse Tyson; PBS Video.
ISBN: 9781608833610 1608833615
OCLC Number: 694457382
Language Note: Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing, audio-described for the blind.
Notes: Originally broadcast on February 2, 2011, as an episode of the PBS television series Nova ScienceNOW.
Credits: Senior editor, David Chmura ; animator, Yunsik Noh ; music, Rob Marsberger.
Performer(s): Host: Neil deGrasse Tyson.
Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Magic and the brain, featuring magicians Penn and Teller --
Artificial intelligence --
Mind control --
Profile: neuroscientist David Eagleman.
Series Title: Nova scienceNOW, season 5, episode 3.
Other Titles: Nova scienceNow (Television program)

Abstract:

Four short documentaries exploring the fascinating inner workings of the brain, with programs examining how the visual interpretation of information is used in magic and sleight of hand, the efforts of scientists to replicate human logic in artificial intelligence, the role of magnetism in "mind control," and the research of neuroscientist David Eagleman.

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