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Secret Life of the Brain

Overview

The PBS series The Secret Life of the Brain is collected on this DVD. The five different programs reveal how the brain changes during major stages of life. Each episode is presented in its original broadcast aspect ratio of 1.33:1. The English soundtrack is solid. Although there are few substantial extras, this disc is recommended to anyone with an interest in the subject matter, as well as to teachers who may find it useful in the classroom.
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Overview

The PBS series The Secret Life of the Brain is collected on this DVD. The five different programs reveal how the brain changes during major stages of life. Each episode is presented in its original broadcast aspect ratio of 1.33:1. The English soundtrack is solid. Although there are few substantial extras, this disc is recommended to anyone with an interest in the subject matter, as well as to teachers who may find it useful in the classroom.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; Interview with award-winning producer/director David Grubin
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/16/2002
  • UPC: 841887003186
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  • Source: Pbs Home Video
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Vistavision (1.66:1)
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 5:00:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 49,625

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Secret Life of the Brain
1. Introduction [3:05]
2. Neurons [13:30]
3. Preemies and Brain Development [8:26]
4. Nature and Nurture [9:55]
5. Vision and the Baby's Brain [12:14]
6. Conclusion [5:13]
7. Credits [1:52]
1. Introduction [3:35]
2. Brain Development and Differentiation [15:42]
3. Language and the Right Hemisphere [17:07]
4. The Challenge of Reading [4:43]
5. Dyslexia [9:03]
6. Conclusion [1:41]
7. Credits [1:52]
Disc #2 -- Secret Life of the Brain
1. Introduction [3:00]
2. Schizophrenia [12:46]
3. Schizophrenia and Emotions [5:26]
4. Treating Psychosis [6:09]
5. Addiction [13:33]
6. Treating Addiction [9:58]
7. Conclusion [1:32]
8. Credits [1:51]
Disc #3 -- Secret Life of the Brain
1. Introduction [3:22]
2. Emotions and the Brain [9:19]
3. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder [15:37]
4. Depression [16:04]
5. Coping with Depression [5:26]
6. Conclusion [2:11]
7. Credits [1:52]
1. Introduction [2:24]
2. Overcoming Paralysis [10:43]
3. Memory and Aging [14:47]
4. Parkinson's Disease [7:25]
5. Alzheimer's Disease - A Uniquely Human Disorder [15:43]
6. Conclusion [1:16]
7. Credits [1:52]
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Disc #1 -- Secret Life of the Brain
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   Scene Selections
      Episode One
      Episode Two
   Special Features
      Special Interview With Award-Winning Producer/Director David Grubin
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Disc #2 -- Secret Life of the Brain
   Play Movie
   Scene Selections
      Episode Three
   Special Features
      Special Interview With Award-Winning Producer/Director David Grubin
   PBS Online
Disc #3 -- Secret Life of the Brain
   Play Movie
   Scene Selections
      Episode Four
      Episode Five
   Special Features
      Special Interview With Award-Winning Producer/Director David Grubin
   PBS Online
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