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The secret life of the brain / David Grubin Productions in association with Thirteen/WNET New York ; Written, produced and directed by David Grubin.

Grubin, David. (Added Author). Brown, Blair (Added Author). Bacon, Michael, 1948- (Added Author). David Grubin Productions. (Added Author). WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) (Added Author). Narrated by Blair Brown. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Greentown PL - Greentown DVD 611.81 SECRET (Text) All discs - DVD 75342000082657 DVD Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Mem. PL - Zionsville DVD 611.81 SECRET (Text) 33946002579550 Nonfiction DVDs . 2nd Floor Available -
Spencer Co PL - Rockport Main Library DVD Edu S (Text) All discs - DVD 70741000126858 DVD Education Available -
 Funding Source: PBS

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780793698172
  • ISBN: 0793698170
  • Physical Description: 3 videodiscs (300 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Alexandria, VA] : PBS Home Video, [2004]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Bonus feature: interview with David Grubin.
Formatted Contents Note:
The baby's brain : wider than the sky -- The child's brain : syllable from sound -- The teenage brain : a world of their own -- The adult brain : to think by feeling -- The aging brain : through many lives.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Michael Bacon.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrated by Blair Brown.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, Dolby surround stereo; full screen version.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Videos with limited public performance rights may be shown in a classroom, screened by a public group that is not charged for the viewing, or transmitted on a closed-circuit system within a building or a single campus.
Language Note:
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Subject: Brain.
Brain > Evolution.
Brain > physiology.
Human Development.
Genre: Documentary films.
Science television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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