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Brain myths exploded : lessons from neuroscience. Season 1 / Professor Indre Viskontas ; producer, Erik Sulcs ; producer/editor, Ines I. Perez-Thompson, Owen Young ; studio director, Scott Aronoff.

Viskontas, Indre, (lecturer.). Sulcs, Erik, (film producer.). Perez-Thompson, Ines I., (film producer,, editor of moving image work.). Young, Owen, (film producer,, editor of moving image work.). Aronoff, Scott, (film director.).
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Great courses (DVD).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (24 video files (approximately 696 min.)) : sound, color.
  • Publisher: [United States] : The Great Courses, 2017.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Episode 5 How Different Are Male and Female Brains? Episode 11 Do You Have 5 Independent Senses? Episode 7 Do You Only Use 10% of Your Brain? Episode 24 Does Technology Make You Stupid? Episode 15 Are Your Decisions Rational? Episode 1 Is Your Brain Perfectly Designed? Episode 4 Are Creative People Right-Brained? Episode 2 Are Bigger Brains Smarter? Episode 8 Do You Perceive the World as It Really Is? Episode 17 Are Other Animals Conscious? Episode 6 How Accurate is Your Memory? Episode 13 Can Brain Games Make You Smarter? Episode 10 Is Your Brain Objective? Episode 23 Is Your Brain Unprejudiced? Episode 14 Does Your Brain Shut Down during Sleep? Episode 18 Can You Multitask Effectively? Episode 21 Can Adult Brains Change for the Better? Episode 12 Can Certain Foods Make You Smarter? Episode 9 Is Your Brain Too Smart for Magic Tricks? Episode 19 Are Dreams Meaningful? Episode 22 Do Special Neurons Enable Social Life? Episode 3 Is Mental Illness Just a Chemical Imbalance? Episode 20 Can Brain Scans Read Your Mind? Episode 16 Are You Always Conscious while Awake?.
Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Lecturer: Professor Indre Viskontas, University of San Francisco; San Francisco Conservatory of Music.
Summary, etc.:
To build a more accurate understanding of the brain, you should start by shattering popular myths. Brain Myths Exploded: Lessons from Neuroscience is an eye-opening journey into the neuroscience of everyday life. Each of Dr. Indre Viskontas's 24 lectures use a prevalent brain myth to explore topics including decision making, memory, dreams, emotions, consciousness, mental illness, and more.
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Rated TVPG.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Brain.

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