The secret life of the brain

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  • This series explores the startling new map of the brain that has emerged from the past decade of neuroscience and shares a revelatory view of this most complicated organ, which now contradicts much of what we previously believed. Narrated by actress Blair Brown, the series tells stories through a mix of personal histories, expert commentary and cutting-edge animation. Viewers will not only learn startling new truths about the brain, they will voyage inside it.


  • Originally produced in 2001.
  • "PBS DVD video"--Disc label.
  • "Not rated"--Container.
  • Special feature: interview with David Grubin.
  • DVD, widescreen; stereo.
  • Closed-captioned.


  • Disc one. The baby's brain : wider than the sky ; The child's brain : syllable from sound -- Disc two. The teenage brain : a world of their own -- Disc three. The adult brain : to think by feeling ; The aging brain : through many lives
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