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Behling, Steve

Summary: "Bunga may be the bravest animal around. But is he the wisest, too?--Page [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE BEH

Gazzaniga, Michael S.

Summary: Michael S. Gazzaniga, one of the most important neuroscientists of the twentieth century, gives us an exciting behind-the-scenes look at his seminal work on that unlikely couple, the right and left brain.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The question of animal intelligence has been debated for centuries. In recent years, science has come closer to proving that animals think and feel-perhaps not at the level of humans, but in ways that are nevertheless authentic. This classic program brings viewers into the midst of eye-opening zoological, neurological, and psychological research, revealing what many scientists believe to be...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Introduces babies and toddlers to their eyes, ears, mouth, and nose, as well as their hands and feet. This whimsical introduction to the human form features delightful imagery of children, animals, puppets, famous paintings and scuptures, classic music and every childs favorite interactive song, "Head, shoulders, knees, and toes".

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV BAB

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Children's videos, Call number: J DVD Baby From 2004

Summary: In this program, Dr. Jonathan Miller investigates both the predictable and the unexpected effects of damage to Broca's and Wernicke's areas on patients' abilities to communicate verbally and through sign language. In his efforts to expose the physiological roots of language expression, Dr. Miller traces the evolution of brain research, from the scientific blind alley of phrenology to the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Starting right from infancy, this program charts the development of language during childhood. Basic language acquisition, learned from rudimentary and higher-level child/caregiver interactions, is described. Aspects of competence that go beyond the purpose of simple communication are also considered, including the skill of using conversation for establishing and furthering social...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: There was a time when parents were expected to teach their children social skills, such as how to listen, share, and be kind. Today, that job, and the nurturing of the emotional intelligence necessary to learn those skills, has been turned over to schools. This program from The Doctor Is In looks at innovative teaching techniques that are helping students to develop emotional intelligence and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Based on Daniel Goleman's best-selling book, this classic program spotlights Dr. Goleman as he argues that strong interpersonal skills, not just IQ, shape a person's prospects. According to the acclaimed clinical psychologist's research, people who are emotionally intelligent tend to have more success as parents and partners as well as in their chosen field of employment because they have...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1999

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Summary: Are the results of scientific experiments affected by the desired outcome of the researcher conducting the trials? In this TEDTalk, psychologist Dan Ariely tells two personal stories that explore a subtle and perhaps subconscious bias that can lead to a scientific conflict of interest. "The most difficult thing," Ariely says, "is to recognize that sometimes we, too, are blinded by our own...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Page, Martin

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAG

Robson, David G

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "An eye-opening examination of the stupid things smart people do -- and how to cultivate skills to protect ourselves from error" -- From book jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2019

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Tallis, Raymond.

Summary: "...writes about the head, what happens in it and how it is and is not connected to our sense of identity and conscousness..." -- from DJ.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 128.2 TAL

Summary: I want my diaper changed. "I want to go to sleep." These are two of many examples of what a pre-verbal child can communicate through American Sign Language. Using the work of researcher Joseph Garcia, founder of the business Sign with Your Baby, as a platform, this program illustrates the benefits and positive implications of introducing ASL to children regardless of whether their hearing is...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: A child prodigy usually displays high intelligence very early in life. But what makes such a child exceptional? Is it simply his or her IQ, or are other, less definable factors involved? This program enters the lives of several child prodigies, documenting their early growth and development as well as their family lives. Three-year-old Mikhail is the youngest-ever member of Mensa, able to...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: In this program, Paul Hoffman, editor of Discover magazine, explores the controversial issue of language use by apes with primatologist Dr. Sue Savage-Rumbaugh and Dr. Laura Ann Petitto. The results of Savage-Rumbaugh's 20-year study with chimpanzees reveal that they can use language with the astounding accuracy of a two-year-old human, which includes a rudimentary syntactical ability. However,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: One in 25 people are dyslexic, but the teenagers involved in making this program would say that 24 out of 25 people miss out on dyslexia. This program approaches dyslexia from a new angle, exploring how the so-called disability might prove an advantage in an increasingly image-based world. Educational experts from America and England discuss aptitudes of dyslexics, while video diaries show how...

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: Often viewed as a weakness, dyslexia actually means that a person processes information differently, and many with the disorder have learned to see it as a strength. This program illustrates the challenges faced by Amanda, Carmen, and Gio-three young people living with dyslexia-through personal interviews with them and those close to them. Viewers are guided into their unique and often...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kandour 2006

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: Y 153 I

Summary: Reudiger Gamm performs complex arithmetic instantly and without help-his brain stores numbers like a calculator. Orlando Sorrel remembers exactly what he was doing on any date, at any hour, and can accurately predict the day of the week thousands of years in the future. Kim Peek-the original "Rain Man"-has read 12,000 books and hasn't forgotten a single word. What lies behind these astonishing...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Communication is at the core of the human experience, even though effective communication takes a lifetime to learn. This program explores how we develop the arts of speech and physical expression to make ourselves understood and to understand others. Visiting a group of 25 three-year-olds, the film observes them learning as many as ten new words a day-some already grasping the first 1,500...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Can modern genetics, psychology, and neuroscience actually identify the qualities that make up human creativity and brilliance? This program follows innovative research which may help determine what makes a person a genius-if such a label even makes sense. Dr. Manuel Casanova of the University of Louisville has detected differences in brain structure that may account for extreme intelligence....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Barrett, William

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Press 1986

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 128.1 BAR

Siegel, Daniel J.

Summary: "What is the mind? What is the experience of the self truly made of? How does the mind differ from the brain? Though the mind's contents--its emotions, thoughts, and memories--are often described, the essence of mind is rarely, if ever, defined. In this book, noted neuropsychiatrist and New York Times best-selling author Daniel J. Siegel, MD, uses his characteristic sensitivity and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2017

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