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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

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 Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 611.81 SWA

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

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

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 612 WOO

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

Amen, Daniel G.

1 hold on 2 copies

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

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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 explores the brain and nervous system, using the analogy of computers and the Internet. Topics discussed include electrical impulses and how nerve messages travel; parts of the brain and their functions; how the brain and spinal cord are protected; the senses; and diseases, drugs, and their effects on the brain and nervous system.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: This program follows the physiological development of the human brain from conception through the growth of the neurological system in utero, to the moment of birth, when an amazing variety of brain functions are already apparent. The camera continues to follow a child to the age of eight, as a whole range of motor and cognitive skills appears-some as simple as focusing the eyes, others as...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: IQ used to be the standard by which all were judged. Today, EQ allows for a broader understanding that encompasses attributes such as logical, linguistic, musical, kinetic, and emotional intelligences. This program provides an in-depth analysis of intelligence, including how it is defined and its neural components. Leading experts such as Harvard's Howard Gardner; Daniel Goleman, author of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: As far as Dr. Susan Greenfield is concerned, learning, memory, and even the process of individuation should be understood as a restless brain adapting moment by moment to the environment it encounters. This program charts the changes in the human brain as it develops from infancy to adulthood. The brain's extraordinary adaptability, as demonstrated by its ability to reorganize its neural...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Professor of Philosophy Patricia Smith Churchland is probing a new frontier in the area of brain research, convinced that exploration into the physical function of our "wonder tissue" can help us better understand what our thoughts mean and how we can control them. In her book, Neurophilosophy, she describes how recent discoveries about the brain call into question such basic philosophical...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Perhaps the most intriguing field of medicine is the one that seeks to understand consciousness itself. This program provides a tour of the most advanced work in brain research and cognitive science, as well as the latest applications of these discoveries in treating patients with brain disorders. Using MRI and EEG to determine areas of brain activity, researchers explore the connection between...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: This program discusses the development, organization, and functions of the nervous system and the input organs that stimulate it. Beginning with an introductory overview of neural anatomy, the video outlines the organization of the central and peripheral nervous systems and the processes of sensation, transduction, and perception. In addition, the senses of vision, hearing, taste, smell, and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Brizendine, Louann

Summary: Dr. Louann Brizendine, the founder of the first clinic in the country to study gender differences in brain, behavior, and hormones, turns her attention to the male brain, showing how, through every phase of life, the "male reality" is fundamentally different from the female one.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612.8 BRI

Eagleman, David.

Summary: "In this sparkling and provocative book, renowned neuroscientist David Eagleman navigates the depths of the subconscious brain to illuminate its surprising mysteries. Why can your foot move halfway to the brake pedal before you become consciously aware of danger ahead? Is there a true Mel Gibson? How is your brain like a conflicted democracy engaged in civil war? What do Odysseus and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 153 EAG

Summary: "America is in the midst of the deadliest drug epidemic in US history. In 2017 alone, around 70,000 Americans died from drug overdoses, driven by a dramatic rise in the abuse of opioids like OxyContin, heroin, and fentanyl. It's a slow-motion disaster that is destroying whole communities, with no end in sight. As our nation looks for answers, take an unflinching look at the epidemic through the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: This program shows how the brain coordinates functions to make a simple but lifesaving decision-how the cortex assesses incoming information, sends outgoing messages to the muscles, and stores "maps" of the world and the body; how circuits of nerve cells operate in the brain; and how individual nerve cells function.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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