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Amen, Daniel G.

Summary: "Explore natural ways to boost brainpower, attack common brain illnesses like ADD, anxiety and depression, and increase your chances for long-term brain health"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Amen, Daniel G.

Summary: "Includes an extra hour of bonus material where Dr. Amen puts 12 people on the couch and answers their specific questions about: Bipolar disorder, ADHD, troubled relationships, supplements vs medication, children and contact sports, and more"--Container.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.8 DVD Amen 2015

Hanson, Rick

Summary: "SEE THROUGH THE LIES YOUR BRAIN TELLS YOU Why is it easier to ruminate over hurt feelings than it is to bask in the warmth of being appreciated? Your brain was wired this way when it evolved, primed to learn quickly from bad experiences, but not so muchfrom the good ones. It's an ancient survival mechanism that turned the brain into Velcro for the negative, but Teflon for the positive. Life...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158 HAN

Hanson, Rick

Summary: Dr. Rick Hanson shows you how to develop twelve vital inner strengths hardwired into your own nervous system. Then no matter what life throws at you, you'll be able to feel less stressed, pursue opportunities with confidence, and stay calm and centered in the face of adversity.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 155.5 HAN

Amen, Daniel G.

Summary: "Dr. Amen will show you how the health of your relationships is directly tied to the health of your brain, and that understanding the brain is the missing link to helping couples and families who struggle"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Amen, Daniel G.

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

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Denworth, Lydia

Summary: "An engaging and deeply reported investigation of friendship: its evolution, purpose, and centrality in human and nonhuman lives alike. The bonds of friendship are universal and elemental. In Friendship, journalist Lydia Denworth visits the front lines of the science of friendship in search of its biological, psychological, and evolutionary foundations. Finding it to be as old as life on the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2020

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Sacks, Oliver

Summary: Oliver Sacks, a scientist and a storyteller, is beloved by readers for the extraordinary neurological case histories (Awakenings, An Anthropologist on Mars) in which he introduced and explored many now familiar disorders--autism, Tourette's syndrome, face blindness, savant syndrome. He was also a memoirist who wrote with honesty and humor about the remarkable and strange encounters and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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

Amen, Daniel G.

Summary: "10 brain-based secrets to being thinner, smarter, and happier!"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Amen, Daniel G.

Summary: "10 steps to use your brain to get and keep the body you have always wanted"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Ananthaswamy, Anil.

Summary: "In the tradition of Oliver Sacks, a tour of the latest neuroscience of schizophrenia, autism, Alzheimer's disease, ecstatic epilepsy, Cotard's syndrome, out-of-body experiences, and other disorders--revealing the awesome power of the human sense of selffrom a master of science journalism Anil Ananthaswamy's extensive in-depth interviews venture into the lives of individuals who offer...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2015

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

Amen, Daniel G.

Summary: "The fountain of yourth is between your ears"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Carr, Nicholas G.

Summary: Describes how human thought has been shaped through the centuries by "tools of the mind", from the alphabet to maps, to the printing press, the clock, and the computer. The technologies we use to find, store, and share information can literally reroute our neural pathways. Building on the insights of thinkers from Plato to McLuhan, the author makes a convincing case that every information...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2010

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

Church, Dawson

Summary: Every creation begins as a thought, from a symphony to a marriage to an ice cream cone to a rocket launch. When we have an intention, a complex chain of events begins in our brains. Thoughts travel as electrical impulses along neural pathways. When neurons fire together they wire together, creating electromagnetic fields. These fields are invisible energy, yet they influence the molecules of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hay House 2018

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Forgan, James W.

Contents: The big deal about executive functioning -- General support for executive functioning difficulties -- Holding back impulses -- Keeping information in working memory -- Shifting, being flexible and regulating emotion -- Focusing and self-monitoring -- Not just ordinary organizing -- Managing time -- Taking action -- Sustaining effort -- Planning/problem solving/goal setting/using critical...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Prufrock Press Inc. 2015

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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

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

Summary: What happens in our brains when we think something is funny? Is laughter a form of self-defense? Can a joke be scientifically analyzed? This program studies the human response to humor from a physiological and psychological standpoint. Highlighting the importance of vocal cords in producing laughter, the program contrasts human and simian forms of humor and gives viewers an evolutionary...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: For decades, IQ tests have been the gold standard for measuring intelligence. But is one standardized test really adequate for every taker? This program advocates a different approach, creating an array of unusual challenges to assess brainpower and positing an argument for the interplay of multiple intelligences. Assisted by the insights of Harvard's Howard Gardner and experts using brain...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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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: As people get older, the information they receive from their eyes and ears becomes degraded and the brain's ability to make sense of that information slows, putting elderly people in jeopardy of losing their independence. But what if a person could do something to dramatically improve his or her senses and cognitive abilities? This program, specifically designed to help people get the most from...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: Recent studies of cardiac arrest survivors suggest that near-death experiences may occur at times when the brain has actually stopped functioning. Drawing conclusions from that research, The Day I Died dares to suggest that the mind is not dependent on the brain-and that NDEs may confirm it. "That the mind is located in the brain is just a hypothesis. It's never been proven," says cardiologist...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Why do dreams occur? What is their function? What do they mean? This provocative program looks at the facts and examines the theories, from Freud's The Interpretation of Dreams to today's neuroscience laboratory findings. The program visits a sleep research lab to explain REM sleep; another lab where researchers are using positron emission tomography (PET scanning) to explore the dreaming...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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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: This Science Screen Report examines the sense of touch not only as a means of physical sensation, but also as the most basic way of communicating and interacting with one's environment. The program highlights the human body's methods for detecting and evaluating external stimuli, and outlines scientific approaches to helping people with an impaired tactile sense. Presenting human touch as a...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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