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The secret life of the brain / David Grubin Productions in association with Thirteen/WNET New York ; Written, produced and directed by David Grubin.

Grubin, David. (Added Author). Brown, Blair. (Added Author). Bacon, Michael, 1948- (Added Author). David Grubin Productions. (Added Author). WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) (Added Author). PBS DVD Video. (Added Author). Narrated by Blair Brown. (Cast).


This series explores the startling new map of the brain that has emerged from the past decade of neuroscience and shares a revelatory view of this most complicated organ, which now contradicts much of what we previously believed. Narrated by actress Blair Brown, the series tells stories through a mix of personal histories, expert commentary and cutting-edge animation. Viewers will not only learn startling new truths about the brain, they will voyage inside it.

Record details

  • ISBN: 0780638867
  • ISBN: 9780780638860
  • Physical Description: 3 videodiscs (approximately 5 hr.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Standard version.
  • Publisher: [Alexandria, VA] : PBS DVD Video, 2002, �2001.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Bonus feature: interview with David Grubin.
Formatted Contents Note:
Baby's brain : wider than the sky -- Child's brain : syllable from sound -- Teenage brain : a world of their own -- Adult brain : to think by feeling -- Aging brain : through many lives.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Michael Bacon.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrated by Blair Brown.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Language Note:
Closed captioned.
Subject: Brain.
Brain > Evolution.
Brain > Growth.
Closed caption video recordings.
Brain > physiology.
Human Development.
Genre: Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Northwest Indian College.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Lummi Library DVD 330 QP 376 .S43 2002b 274175 DVD Available -

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