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Title Brain games [videorecording] / Produced by National Geographic Television for National Geographic Channels ; Executive producers, Neil Laird, Kim Woodard ; director, Jeremiah Crowell.

Imprint [Washington, D.C.] : National Geographic ; Universal City, Calif. : Distributed by Vivendi Entertainment, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    612.82 BRA    Available
Description 2 videodiscs (150 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Brain Games originally produced for television in 2011.
How to build a beating heart originally produced for television in 2010.
Contents 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 Woodruffe).
Credits Editors, Jim Isler, Brian Cotnoir, George Kralovansky ; directors of photography, Nic Sadler, Shane Daley, Jerry Risius, Richard Rutkowski, Frank Barrera ; music, Jingle Punks.
Performer Narrator, Neil Patrick Harris.
Summary "[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." --
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Subtitled for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH)
Subject Brain
Memory -- Physiological aspects
Senses and sensation
Hallucinations and illusions.
Optical illusions.
Tissue engineering.
Heart -- Transplantation
Heart -- Diseases -- Treatment
Genre/Form Medical television programs.
Science television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Crowell, Jeremiah.
Harris, Neil Patrick, 1973-
Laird, Neil, 1966-
Woodard, Kim
Jingle Punks (Musical group)
National Geographic Television & Film
Vivendi Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 9781426342240
Standard No. 727994755296
Music No. ND75529 National Geographic

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