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Brain Fitness²: Sight & Sound

Overview

Join the world's most respected neuroscientists, psychologists, and neurobiologists as they explore the reasons why our brains may hold the key to our independence in this documentary special hosted by Peter Coyote. Every waking moment, our brains take in information. We make important decisions based on the way we perceive this information, so what happens as we get older, and the signals we receive from our ears and eyes becomes less reliable? Could we do something to dramatically impact these abilities? In ...
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Overview

Join the world's most respected neuroscientists, psychologists, and neurobiologists as they explore the reasons why our brains may hold the key to our independence in this documentary special hosted by Peter Coyote. Every waking moment, our brains take in information. We make important decisions based on the way we perceive this information, so what happens as we get older, and the signals we receive from our ears and eyes becomes less reliable? Could we do something to dramatically impact these abilities? In this documentary, some of the world's most innovative experts reveal why the brain could be capable of changing and adapting even later in life.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; ; Driving; Synesthia; BrainPort Device
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/10/2009
  • UPC: 841887010283
  • Original Release: 2008
  • Rating:

  • Source: Pbs (Direct)
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 60:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 82,714

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Peter Coyote Participant
Technical Credits
Eli Brown Director, Cinematographer, Editor
Jim Hoppin Associate Producer, Cinematographer
Lennlee Keep Producer, Screenwriter
Anthony Tiano Executive Producer
Ylonda Viola Associate Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Brain Fitness 2: Sight & Sound
1. Opening Credits [:31]
2. The Eye [4:04]
3. Sampling Rate [7:26]
4. Change Blindness [2:56]
5. Motion Blindness [4:41]
6. Aging Vision [1:36]
7. Monet [2:46]
8. Active Vision [3:21]
9. Reeds [5:35]
10. London Taxi Cabs [6:06]
11. The BrainPort [2:56]
12. Keep What You Have [6:59]
13. Be Socially Active [1:25]
14. Maintain Focus [:41]
15. Positive Effort [:54]
16. Don't Accept Decline [:27]
17. Memories [1:54]
18. End Credits [2:02]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Brain Fitness 2: Sight & Sound
   Play Documentary
   Chapters
   Bonus Material
      The BrainPort
      Driving
      Field of View
      Synesthesia
      Babe Ruth
      The Ear
      Woman Who Can't See Motion
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