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Brain games. Season 1 / produced by National Geographic Television for National Geographic Channels ; executive producers, Neil Laird, Kim Woodard ; director, Jeremiah Crowell.

Crowell, Jeremiah. (Added Author). Silva, Jason, 1982- (host.). Harris, Neil Patrick, 1973- (Added Author). Laird, Neil, 1966- (Added Author). Woodard, Kim. (Added Author). Jingle Punks (Musical group) (Added Author). National Geographic Television & Film. (Added Author). Vivendi Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Degenstein.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at SPARK Libraries. (Show)

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Degenstein Community Library DVN BRAIN (Text) 35031301178990 DVD Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (150 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Universal City, Calif. : Vivendi Entertainment, [2011]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Brain Games originally produced for television in 2011.
How to build a beating heart originally produced for television in 2010.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1: Pay attention! -- Watch this! ; Disc 2: Remember this! -- Bonus program: How to build a beating heart.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Editors, Jim Isler, Brian Cotnoir, George Kralovansky ; directors of photography, Nic Sadler, Shane Daley, Jerry Risius, Richard Rutkowski, Frank Barrera ; music, Jingle Punks.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Neil Patrick Harris.
Summary, etc.:
"[This] three-part series provides a fascinating window into the inner workings of the brain as never before. Through interactive experiments and tricks, [the programs] reveal how our brains create the illusion of a seamless reality. As these revealing experiments provide a unique view into our brains, the world's leading experts explain how and why these tests work." -- Container.
Bonus program: How to build a beating heart: "Scientists are using tissue engineering to harness the body's natural powers to grow skin, muscle, body parts and vital organs, even hearts." -- video.nationalgeographic.com.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: TV-G.
System Details Note:
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround ; widescreen.
Language Note:
Optional English SDH on main feature only.
Subject: Brain.
Memory > Physiological aspects.
Senses and sensation.
Hallucinations and illusions.
Optical illusions.
Tissue engineering.
Heart > Transplantation.
Heart > Diseases > Treatment.
Genre: Educational television programs.
Medical television programs.
Science television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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