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The science of the senses. Touch

Author: Bonnie Dickie; Merit Jensen Carr; Erna Buffie; David T Suzuki; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Publisher: Toronto, ON : CBC Learning, 2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Touch is expressive, intuitive and complex in design and function. No sense defines us more. And yet most of us move through life completely unaware of the myriad ways we use it. Take a journey through the skin, into the subcutaneous world of our sensory receptors and into the brain, to explore the hidden language of our most essential sense. Along the way meet Ian Waterman, a man who's developed some amazing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Television programs
Television programs for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bonnie Dickie; Merit Jensen Carr; Erna Buffie; David T Suzuki; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
OCLC Number: 312011061
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast as an episode of "the Nature of things" on CBC in 2008.
Credits: Edited by David McGunigal ; music by Shawn Pierce ; director of photography, Barry Lank ; narration written by Bonnie Dickie, David McGunigal.
Performer(s): Narrated by David Suzuki.
Description: 1 videodisc (45 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Touch
Nature of things (Television program)
Responsibility: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation ; directed and written by Bonnie Dickie ; produced by Merit Jensen Carr, Erna Buffie.

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"Touch is expressive, intuitive and complex in design and function. No sense defines us more. And yet most of us move through life completely unaware of the myriad ways we use it. Take a journey through the skin, into the subcutaneous world of our sensory receptors and into the brain, to explore the hidden language of our most essential sense. Along the way meet Ian Waterman, a man who's developed some amazing strategies to compensate for the loss of his sense of touch. And discover what a race car driver and a surgeon have in common when it comes to using this extraordinary sense"--Container.

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