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Being human : life lessons from the frontiers of science. Cover Image DVD DVD

Being human : life lessons from the frontiers of science

Sapolsky, Robert M. (Author). Teaching Company. (Added Author).

Summary: Understanding our humanity—the very essence of who we are and how we live our lives—is one of the deepest mysteries and biggest challenges in modern science.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781598038101
  • ISBN: 1598038109
  • Physical Description: videodisc
    2 videodiscs (6 hr.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (iv, 90 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
  • Publisher: Chantilly, Va. : Teaching Co., ©2012.

Content descriptions

General Note:
12 lectures with 30 min. each.
Formatted Contents Note: What's so special about being human? -- Junk-food monkeys -- The burden of being burden-free -- Bugs in the brain -- Poverty's remains -- Why are dreams dreamlike? -- Disc 2. The pleasures and pains of "maybe" -- How the other half heals -- Why we want the bodies back -- Anatomy of a bad mood -- This is your brain on metaphors -- Sushi and middle age.
Participant or Performer Note: Robert Sapolsky, professor, Stanford University.
System Details Note:
Subject: Brain
Human genome
Genre: Educational films.
Filmed lectures.
Science films.
Educational films.
Filmed lectures.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Northwest Indian College.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Lummi Library DVD 936 QP 360 .S27 2012 289283 DVD Available -

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