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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 East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 611.81 SWA

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 611.81 SWA

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

3 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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8 ASP

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

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.

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

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

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

View online at AVOD

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

View online at AVOD

Amen, Daniel G.

Summary: If you want to feel happier, more optimistic, more joyful, and resilient, Dr. Amen's groundbreaking new book is for you. We've all felt anxious, sad, traumatized, grief-stricken, stressed, angry, or hopeless at some point in life. It's perfectly normal to go through emotional crises or have periods when you feel panicked or out of sorts. It is how you respond to these challenges that will make...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 612.8 AME

Brizendine, Louann

Summary: The founder of the first clinic in the country to study women's brain functions provides a comprehensive look at the way women's minds work, combining two decades of research and real-life stories.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morgan Road Books 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 612.8 Brizendine 2006

Niven, Jennifer

Summary: EVERYONE THINKS THEY KNOW LIBBY STROUT, the girl once dubbed "America's Fattest Teen." But no one's taken the time to look past her weight to get to know who she really is. Since her mom's death, she's been picking up the pieces in the privacy of her home, dealing with her heartbroken father and her own grief. Now Libby's ready: for high school, for new friends, for love, and for EVERY...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC NIV

West, Jacqueline

Summary: "After waking up in the hospital, Jaye returns to school to discover a mysteriously familiar boy in her class and the trappings of Shakespeare's plays all around her"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WES

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WES

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