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Author Medina, John, 1956- author, on-screen presenter.

Title Your best brain [(DVD) videorecording] / John J. Medina.

Publication Info. Chantilly, Virginia : Teaching Company, [2014]
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 Nichols Adult Great Courses  612.82 MED    AVAILABLE
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Description 4 videodiscs (approximately 720 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (vi, 211 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
video file DVD video rda
Series The great courses. Science & mathematics. Neuroscience
Great courses (DVD). Science & mathematics.
Note "Course no. 1606"--Disc label.
Course consists of 24 lectures.
Each lecture approximately 30 min.
Bibliography Bibliographical references included in course guidebook.
Contents disc 1. How your brain works. Your unique thinking abilities. Damaged brain, damaged function. Neuroplasticity--your flexible brain. How your brain uses memory. Advantages of forgetting -- disc 2. Creativity and fluid intelligence. How your brain uses your senses. Seeing with your brain--vision. Feeling with your brain--emotion. How emotion drives attention. Pleasure and your brain -- disc 3. What makes you happy. How your brain manages stress. Your social brain. How infant brains work. How adolescent brains work. Sex and your brain -- disc 4. How your brain ages. How your brain copes with grief. How self-control works. Power of exercise. Improving your memory. Why your brain needs sleep.
Performer Lecturer: John J. Medina.
Summary 24-part course in brain science.
System Details DVD.
Subject Brain -- Videodiscs.
Cognitive neuroscience -- Videodiscs.
DVD-Video discs.
Genre Nonfiction films.
Added Author Teaching Company, publisher.
ISBN 9781629971032
1629971030
Music No. PD1606 Teaching Company
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