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Wang, Sam

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.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612.8 NEU
Call number: DVD 612.8 NEU

Summary: Examines the realities of brain injuries sustained on the field by football players and the National Football League's attempts to cover the issue up.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV LEA

Hart, John

Summary: Most people place more attention on taking care of their skin, their body weight, their job, home and pet, and ignore the most crucial organ in their body. By working on a positive brain health balance, it is possible to increase your IQ as you age and maintain your memory, vitality and libido throughout your lifetime.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Holland Publishers Pty Ltd 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 610 HAR

Naidoo, Uma

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: A Harvard-trained psychiatrist, Cornell nutrition specialist, and professional chef shares actionable dietary recommendations and brain-healthy recipes for foods that can support the treatments of common psychological and cognitive health challenges, from anxiety to sleep disorders.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown Spark 2020

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Swanson, Jennifer

Summary: "QUICK: Name the most powerful and complex supercomputer ever built. Give up? Here's a hint: It's housed in your head and it's the one thing that makes you YOU. Your brain is mission control for the rest of your body and steers you through life. Not bad for something the size of a softball that looks like a wrinkled grey sponge! In this fascinating, interactive book -- a companion to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Kids 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 611.81 SWA

Summary: Explosives expert Andrew Marr suffered a multitude of traumatic brain injuries after being 'front and center' to hundreds if not thousands of detonations in Afghanistan, causing him to self-medicate with drugs and alcohol as he was constantly dismissed or mis-diagnosed. Dozens of high-profile people, from radio Host Joe Rogan to professional athletes Mark Rypien, Anthony Davis, Shawn Dollar,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC QUI

Tesler, Monica

Summary: Twelve-year-old Jasper and his friends are the first group of cadets, called Bounders, to be trained as astronauts who use new spaceships to teleport, but soon are forced to go up against an alien society seeking revenge for stealing this brain-sync technology.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC TES

Woollcott, Tory

4 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "In this volume, Fahama has been kidnapped by a mad scientist and his zombie assistant, and they are intent on stealing her brain! She'll need to learn about the brain as fast as possible in order to plan her escape! How did the brain evolve? How do our senses work in relation to the brain? How do we remember things? What makes you, YOU? Get an inside look at the human brain, the most advanced...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2018

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Deacon, Terrence William.

Summary: Examines the emergent processes that bridge the gap between organisms that think and have consciousness and those that do not and discusses the origins of life, information, and free will.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612.82 DEA

Polk, Thad A.

Summary: With a mix of scientific research and practical applications, Professor Polk brings cutting-edge science to life. He takes you down to the cellular and even molecular level of the brain to show you why certain functions decline, how some aspects of brain aging are under genetic control, and what you can do to prolong your health and keep your mind sharp.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Great Courses 2016

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Stoler, Diane.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avery Pub. Group 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8 STO

Asprey, Dave

Summary: "From the creator of Bulletproof Coffee and author of the bestselling The Bulletproof Diet comes a revolutionary plan to upgrade your brainpower--in two weeks or less. For the last decade, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Dave Asprey has worked with world-renowned doctors and scientists to uncover the latest, most innovative methods for making humans perform better--a process known as "biohacking."...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Wave 2016

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Maddox, Jake

Summary: When eighth grade basketball player Shaena suffers a concussion in a game, she finds herself sidelined two weeks before the big game--and as she watches her team practice with the new freshman player, Shaena, who is used to being the star, starts to worry that by the time she recovers she will no longer be needed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MAD

Summary: Build a brain, and then pick it apart in this mind-blowing exploration of brain anatomy. Includes 8 squishy brain parts, 4 skull pieces, 2 squishy eyeballs, spinal cord and vertebrae, display base, plastic forceps, plastic scalpel, and a 24-page illustrated book that details the function of each part of the brain.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Smart Lab, Becker and Mayer 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in STEM Kits, Call number: J STEM KIT 20

Amen, Daniel G.

Summary: "In this completely revised and updated edition of the breakthrough bestseller, you'll see scientific evidence that your anxiety, depression, anger, obsessiveness, or impulsiveness could be related to how specific structures in your brain work. You're not stuck with the brain you're born with. Renowned neuropsychiatrist Dr. Daniel Amen includes cutting-edge reseach and the latest surprising,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harmony Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8 AME

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8 Amen 2015

Amen, Daniel G.

Summary: "Clear, concise and effective strategies to make your brain great"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 612.82 DVD Amen 2013

Hall, Pattie Welek, author.

Summary: A story about hope, perseverance, self-discovery, hard choices, and most importantly about love after every mother's worst nightmare strikes--twice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Writelife Publishing 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HALL, PATTIE WELEK HAL

Stoler, Diane Roberts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 617.481 STO

Summary: This program opens in the emergency room of a large hospital where head injuries are an all-too-common problem. The importance of the brain is evident from the skill and technology employed in ensuring that any damage to it is minimized. Using combinations of computerized tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and advanced surgical techniques, the program shows why the brain is so...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: After an introductory segment contrasting the human endocrine and nervous systems, this program addresses the complex physiology of the endocrine system. Topics include the endocrine organs and glands; the characteristics of hormones and the process of signal transduction; hormonal regulation of blood glucose and blood calcium levels; the roles of growth hormone, thyroid hormone, testosterone,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: What is the difference between the mind and the brain? Are they separable? Are they even quantifiable? And where does the soul fit in? In this thought-provoking program, experts including Oxford mathematician Sir Roger Penrose, cognitive scientist Dr. Daniel Dennett, and cyber-age techno-visionary Jaron Lanier contemplate the social and moral impact of brain research and questions such as how...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: One patient cannot recognize a single face, including his own. Another cannot see anything that is moving. And a third can watch and understand a soccer game, but cannot recognize the black-and-white object they are kicking. Drawing on the experiences of people with rare forms of brain damage, this program featuring Dr. Susan Greenfield reveals the tricks and shortcuts used by the brain to...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Although the human brain remains a mystery, it is gradually yielding to scientific inquiry-either as the main focus of study or in comparison with other forms of intelligence. This program features doctors and scientists who work with human, animal, or artificial brains in order to understand emotion, anatomical movement, and decision making. Experiments and case studies include the treatment...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: How well do we understand the neurology of learning? Why does the brain's ability to learn diminish as we age? Can science find a way to extend brain "fitness," even for the very old? This program addresses those questions as it describes important medical experiments and studies. Topics include the central role of nerve cell connections in learning and cognitive development; cerebral...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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