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Wider than the sky : the baby's brain

Author: David Grubin; Blair Brown; PBS Home Video.; David Grubin Productions.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, [2002], ©2001.
Series: Secret life of the brain, episode 1.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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First in a five-part series that presents recent research on the brain. This episode examines how the brain builds itself from conception through the first year of life. Neurobiologists study the intricate relationship between genes and the environment, and a study is done to find out if the difficulties premature babies have paying attention and learning later in life can be overcome by providing an environment  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Grubin; Blair Brown; PBS Home Video.; David Grubin Productions.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
ISBN: 0780637828 9780780637825 0780637879 9780780637870
OCLC Number: 49684004
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Produced by David Grubin Productions in association with Thirteen/WNET, New York.
Videocassette version of a PBS television program.
Companion book: The secret life of the brain / Richard Restak. Washington, D.C. : Joseph Henry Press, c2001.
Credits: Executive producer, David Grubin ; co-producer, Sarah Colt ; director of photography, James Callanan ; editor, Seth Bomse ; music, Michael Bacon.
Performer(s): Narrator, Blair Brown.
Description: 1 videocassette (57 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: Episode 1: The baby's brain: wider than the sky --
Episode 2: The child's brain: syllable from sound --
Episode 3: The teenage brain: a world of their own --
Episode 4: The adult brain: to think by feeling --
Episode 5: The aging brain: through many lives.
Series Title: Secret life of the brain, episode 1.
Other Titles: Baby's brain : wider than the sky
Responsibility: written, produced, and directed by David Grubin.

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First in a five-part series that presents recent research on the brain. This episode examines how the brain builds itself from conception through the first year of life. Neurobiologists study the intricate relationship between genes and the environment, and a study is done to find out if the difficulties premature babies have paying attention and learning later in life can be overcome by providing an environment that imitates the womb.

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