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The brain fitness program.

Tiano, Anthony Stephen. (Producer). Brown, Eli (Director). Keep, Lennlee. (Screenwriter). Merzenich, Michael M. (Screenwriter). Coyote, Peter. (Host).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 60 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : PBS : 2008.

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Host, Peter Coyote; commentators, Sharon Begley, William Jagust, Arthur Toga, Michael Merzenich, Shannon Moffett, Jason Karlawish, Norman Doidge, Valerie Wallace, John Barnes, Edward Taub, Christopher Lynch, Cheryl Lynch, George Bach-y-Rita.
Summary, etc.:
The Brain Fitness Program is based on the brain's ability to change and adapt, even rewire itself. In the past two years, a team of scientists has developed computer-based stimulus sets that drive beneficial chemical, physical and functional changes in the brain. Dr. Michael Merzenich of the University of California and his colleagues share their scientifically based set of brain exercises in this life-altering program. Peter Coyote narrates.
Target Audience Note:
Rated TVG.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Aging.
Brain.
Cognition.
Brain > Aging.
Cognition in old age.
Memory in old age.
Cognition > Age factors.
Memory > Age factors.
Cognitive neuroscience.
Human information processing > Age factors.

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