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Secrets of the mind

Author: V S RamachandranChristopher RawlenceEmma Crichton-MillerRena BaskinRosetta Pictures.All authors
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : WGBH Boston Video ; Arlington, Va. : Distributed by PBS Video, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Document : NTSC color broadcast system   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Follows neuroscientist V.S. Ramachandran as he investigates four mysterious cases in which brain injury has resulted in diverse perceptual disorders involving blindness and sight, phantom limbs and pain, and delusional thinking.
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Genre/Form: Science television programs
Documentary television programs
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Nonfiction television programs
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Material Type: Document, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: V S Ramachandran; Christopher Rawlence; Emma Crichton-Miller; Rena Baskin; Rosetta Pictures.; Channel Four (Great Britain); Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); WGBH Video (Firm); WGBH Educational Foundation.
ISBN: 1593756755 9781593756758
OCLC Number: 77494948
Language Note: Closed-captions for the hearing impaired ; optional audio descriptions for the visually impaired.
Notes: This disc may not play on all machines or players.
Originally produced in 2001 as an episode of the public television series, Nova.
Credits: Editor, Rod McClean ; music, Simon Whiteside ; camera, Chris Morphet.
Performer(s): Narrator, Rena Baskin ; featuring V.S. Ramachandran.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 56 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-ROM ; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen ; Dolby digital audio.; System requirements for DVD-ROM features: Computer with DVD-ROM drive, Adobe Reader software (for accessing teachers' materials), and Internet connection (for accessing Nova website).
Contents: Introduction --
Phantom Limb Syndrome --
Blindsight and visual neglect --
The Capgras delusion --
Temporal lobe epilepsy ; DVD-ROM features: Classroom discussion guide, list of books and resources, student handouts (PDF document) --
link to the Nova website.
Other Titles: Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: A Rosetta Pictures production for Nova/WGBH and Channel 4 ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; written and directed by Christopher Rawlence ; produced by Emma Crichton-Miller.

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Follows neuroscientist V.S. Ramachandran as he investigates four mysterious cases in which brain injury has resulted in diverse perceptual disorders involving blindness and sight, phantom limbs and pain, and delusional thinking.

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