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The Secret Life of the Brain, Episode 1, The Baby's Brain: Wider Than the Sky
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directed by David Grubin, 1944-; produced by David Grubin, 1944-, David Grubin Productions, in The Secret Life of the Brain, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2001), 54 mins
A baby's brain is a mystery whose secrets scientists are just beginning to unravel.
directed by David Grubin, 1944-; produced by David Grubin, 1944-, David Grubin Productions, in The Secret Life of the Brain, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2001), 54 mins
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The Secret Life of the Brain, Episode 2, The Child's Brain: Syllable From Sound
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directed by David Grubin, 1944-; produced by David Grubin, 1944-, David Grubin Productions, in The Secret Life of the Brain, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2001), 54 mins
A child's brain is a magnificent engine for learning. A child learns to crawl, then walk, run and explore. A child learns to reason, to pay attention, to remember, but nowhere is learning more dramatic than in the way a child learns language. As children, we acquire language -- the hallmark of being human.
directed by David Grubin, 1944-; produced by David Grubin, 1944-, David Grubin Productions, in The Secret Life of the Brain, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2001), 54 mins
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The Secret Life of the Brain, Episode 3, The Teenage Brain: A World of Their Own
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directed by David Grubin, 1944-; produced by David Grubin, 1944-, David Grubin Productions, in The Secret Life of the Brain, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2001), 54 mins
When examining the adolescent brain we find mystery, complexity, frustration, and inspiration. As the brain begins teeming with hormones, the prefrontal cortex, the center of reasoning and impulse control, is still a work in progress. For the first time, scientists can offer an explanation for what parents already...
directed by David Grubin, 1944-; produced by David Grubin, 1944-, David Grubin Productions, in The Secret Life of the Brain, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2001), 54 mins
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The Secret Life of the Brain, Episode 4, The Adult Brain: To Think by Feeling
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directed by David Grubin, 1944-; produced by David Grubin, 1944-, David Grubin Productions, in The Secret Life of the Brain, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2001), 54 mins
The adult brain is the apotheosis of the human intellect, but what of emotion? The study of emotion was once relegated to the backwaters of neuroscience, a testament to the popular conception that what we feel exists outside our brains, acting only to intrude on normal thought.
directed by David Grubin, 1944-; produced by David Grubin, 1944-, David Grubin Productions, in The Secret Life of the Brain, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2001), 54 mins
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The Secret Life of the Brain, Episode 5, The Aging Brain: Through Many Lives
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directed by David Grubin, 1944-; produced by David Grubin, 1944-, David Grubin Productions, in The Secret Life of the Brain, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2001), 54 mins
The latest discoveries in neuroscience present a new view of how the brain ages. Overturning decades of dogma, scientists recently discovered that even into our seventies, our brains continue producing new neurons. Scientists no longer hold the longstanding belief that we lose vast numbers of brain cells as we gro...
directed by David Grubin, 1944-; produced by David Grubin, 1944-, David Grubin Productions, in The Secret Life of the Brain, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2001), 54 mins
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