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The Sexual Brain

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Describes how the study of the brain provides a partial explanation that separates cultural and social gender differences from physiological ones. Shows that sexual differences exist between male and female brain structure.
VHS
1991; 1987
Ivy (By Request)
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Learning and Memory

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Considers how memory and learning are affected by changes in brain nerve cells and by age. Includes interviews with neuroscientists, normal older adults, and amnesia victims.
VHS
1984
Ivy (By Request)
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Rhythms and Drives

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Explores how man's animal drives are controlled by the hypothalamus and other parts of the brain. Includes case studies of brain disorders.
VHS
1984
Ivy (By Request)
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The Enlightened Machine

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Uses microcinematography, case studies, and interviews with medical experts to explain general brain functions, to describe the emerging field of neuroscience, and to survey several brain disorders.
VHS
1984
Ivy (By Request)
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Vision and Movement

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Explores chemical brain functions relating to vision and movement, including recent chemical treatment of Parkinson's disease.
VHS
1984
Ivy (By Request)
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The Two Brains

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Examines the unique functions of each hemisphere of the human brain. Describes differences between male and female brains which seem to result from differing sex hormones, and shows how some sex abnormalities may chemically affect the brain.
VHS
1984
Ivy (By Request)
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States of Mind

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Explores human awareness and consciousness as brain functions and describes changes in consciousness induced by stroke, Alzheimer's disease, and drugs like PCP.
VHS
1984
Ivy (By Request)
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Madness

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Examines mental illness as a possible dysfunction of the brain rather than a condition caused by life experience, focusing on severe schizophrenia. Includes interviews and conversations with several schizophrenics and their families, explaining the symptoms of the condition. Discusses theories of schizophrenia as a brain disorder, possibly with genetic and/or biochemical roots and treatable with medication.
VHS
1984
Ivy (By Request)