Secret Life of the Brain

Secret Life of the Brain

Director: David Grubin Cast: Blair Brown

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Overview

Secret Life of the Brain

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.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/16/2002
UPC: 0841887003186
Rating: NR
Source: Pbs Home Video
Region Code: 1
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time: 5:00:00

Special Features

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

Cast & Crew

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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