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The neuroscience of everyday life, Sam Wang., (DVD)

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The neuroscience of everyday life
Title
The neuroscience of everyday life
Statement of responsibility
Sam Wang.
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Language
eng
Summary
In thirty-six each half hour lectures, Professor Sam Wang explores the science and mystery of the human nervous system, from essential neurochemical and neurobiological processes to the psychological and social constructs they are thought to produce
Cataloging source
GO3
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
612
LC call number
QP360
LC item number
.W36 2010
PerformerNote
Lecturer: Professor Sam Wang, Princeton University
Runtime
0
Technique
live action
The neuroscience of everyday life, Sam Wang., (DVD)
Label
The neuroscience of everyday life, Sam Wang., (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • "Course no. 1540."
  • Thirty-six lectures lasting 30 minutes each
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Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (viii, 119 pages).
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unknown
Contents
  • Coming to your senses
  • Perception and your brain's little lies
  • Pain -- all in your head?
  • Decisions -- your brain's secret ballot
  • Reward, adaptation, and addiction
  • Many forms of memory
  • Disc 3. Lectures 13 -- 18.
  • Quirks of memory
  • Learning, studying, and sleep
  • Willpower and mental work
  • Disc 1. Lectures 1 to 6.
  • Work, play, and stress
  • Biological timekeepers and jet lag
  • Hidden talents of infants
  • Disc 4. Lectures 19- 24.
  • Mozart myth and active learning
  • Childhood and adolescence
  • Handedness-- sports, speech, and presidents
  • Reaching the top of the mountain -- aging
  • "Brain exercise" and real exercise
  • Animal and human personality
  • What is neuroscience?
  • Disc 5. Lectures 25 -- 30.
  • Intelligence, genes, and environment
  • Weather in your brain -- emotions
  • Fear, loathing, and anger
  • From weather to climate -- Mood
  • Social brain, empathy, and autism
  • Mars and Venus-- men's and women's brains
  • Disc 6. Lectures 31 to 36.
  • Sex, love, and bonds for life
  • Math and other evolutionary curiosities
  • How do neuroscientists study the brain?
  • Consciousness and free will
  • Near-death and other extreme experiences
  • Spirituality and religion
  • Happiness and other research opportunities
  • Evolution, energetics, and the 10% myth
  • Neurons and synapses
  • Neurotransmitters and drugs
  • Juicing the brain
  • Disc 2. Lectures 7 to 12.
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4 3/4 in. +
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Extent
6 videodiscs (18 hr.)
Isbn
9781598036978
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • PD1540A
  • ID1540A-01
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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