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The secret life of the brain

Author: David GrubinBlair BrownMichael BaconDavid Grubin Productions.WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.?] : PBS Home Video, [2004]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This series explores the startling new map of the brain that has emerged from the past decade of neuroscience and shares a revelatory view of this most complicated organ, which now contradicts much of what we previously believed. Narrated by actress Blair Brown, the series tells stories through a mix of personal histories, expert commentary and cutting-edge animation. Viewers will not only learn startling new truths  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science television programs
Documentary films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Grubin; Blair Brown; Michael Bacon; David Grubin Productions.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); PBS Home Video.
ISBN: 9780793698172 0793698170
OCLC Number: 57014444
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: "Full screen version"--Disc label.
Originally broadcast in 2001.
Bonus feature: interview with David Grubin.
Credits: Music, Michael Bacon.
Cast: Narrated by Blair Brown.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 3 videodiscs (ca. 300 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Baby's brain : wider than the sky --
Child's brain : syllable from sound --
Teenage brain : a world of their own --
Adult brain : to think by feeling --
Aging brain : through many lives.
Other Titles: Adult brain : to think by feeling.
Aging brain : through many lives.
Baby's brain : wider than the sky.
Child's brain : syllable from sound.
Teenage brain : a world of their own.
Responsibility: a co-production of David Grubin Productions, Inc. and Thirteen/WNET New York ; written, produced & directed by David Grubin.

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This series explores the startling new map of the brain that has emerged from the past decade of neuroscience and shares a revelatory view of this most complicated organ, which now contradicts much of what we previously believed. Narrated by actress Blair Brown, the series tells stories through a mix of personal histories, expert commentary and cutting-edge animation. Viewers will not only learn startling new truths about the brain, they will voyage inside it.

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