New Audiovisual Items Added to the Library's Collection
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Brain games [videorecording] / Produced by National Geographic Television
for National Geographic Channels ; Executive producers, Neil Laird, Kim
Woodard ; director, Jeremiah Crowell.
Universal City, Calif. : Vivendi Entertainment, 2011.
2 videodiscs (150 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
"[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
Disc 1: Pay attention! (50 min. ; producer/writer, Isaac Holub) -- Watch
this! (50 min. ; producer/writer, Isaac Holub) ; Disc 2: Remember this!
(50 min. ; producers/writers, George Kralowvansky, Holly Taylor) -- Bonus
program: How to build a beating heart (2010 ; ca. 46 min. ; Produced by
Mannucci, Inc. in association with National Geographic Television for
National Geographic Channels ; producer/director/writer/narrator, Mark
Mannucci ; director of photography, Ari Haberberg ; editor, Lars
Brain games. Season 2 [videorecording] / produced by National Geographic
Television for National Geographic Channels.
[Washington, D.C.] : National Geographic, 
2 videodiscs (264 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Interactive games and intricate experiments designed to leave viewers
rethinking how much faith they are willing to put in everything from
memory to multitasking. Host Jason Silva and Deception Specialist Apollo
Robbins are teaming up with some of the world's foremost neuroscientists
to reveal the incredible inner-workings of the brain.
Disc 1. Focus pocus ; It's about time ; Motion commotion ; Don't be afraid
; Power of persuasion ; What you don't know ; Battle of the sexes ; Seeing
is believing ; You decide -- disc 2. Use it or lose it ; Illusion
confusion ; Liar, liar ; Special features.