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Mystery of the senses. / Touch

Author: Diane AckermanPeter JonesLarry KleinMichael GuntonNigel AshcroftAll authors
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : WGBH : Distributed by PBS Video, ©1995.
Series: Adventures in science.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The sense of touch is perhaps the most powerful of all the senses. It may also be the most suppressed, bound by strict cultural rules. This NOVA program explores the power and limits of touch.
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Genre/Form: Television programs for the hearing impaired
Documentary television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Diane Ackerman; Peter Jones; Larry Klein; Michael Gunton; Nigel Ashcroft; Thomas Levenson; Carroll Parrott Blue; Green Umbrella Ltd.; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.); WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Gemini Productions.
ISBN: 1884738559 9781884738555
OCLC Number: 32836693
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: Based on the book: A natural history of the senses / by Diane Ackerman.
Credits: Series producer, Peter Jones ; executive producers, Richard Thomas, Paula S. Apsell.
Performer(s): Presenter-narrator: Diane Ackerman.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Adventures in science.
Other Titles: Touch
Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: produced by Green Umbrella Ltd. for WETA/Washington and WGBH/Boston in association with Gemini Productions, Germany.

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The sense of touch is perhaps the most powerful of all the senses. It may also be the most suppressed, bound by strict cultural rules. This NOVA program explores the power and limits of touch.

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