The Resource How Does the Brain Work?, Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), (electronic resource video)

How Does the Brain Work?, Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), (electronic resource video)

Label
How Does the Brain Work?
Title
How Does the Brain Work?
Statement of responsibility
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This episode of NOVA scienceNOW delves into some pretty heady stuff, examining magic and the brain, artificial intelligence, magnetic mind control, and the work of neuroscientist and synesthesia researcher David Eagleman. Can we really believe our own eyes? Will machines one day think like us? Can magnetic wands effectively control brain functions and treat depression? Explore this and more
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
8 & up
Runtime
60
Technique
live action
Label
How Does the Brain Work?, Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), (electronic resource video)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on December 08, 2013
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Introduction: How Does the Brain Work? (2:54) -- Fooling the Brain (2:05) -- Smooth Pursuit (3:06) -- Illusion of Inferred Motion (2:16) -- Cups & Balls Trick (3:33) -- Change Blindness (1:04) -- A.I. (Artificial Intelligence) Advances (3:52) -- IBM's Watson (6:51) -- Future Uses for A.I. (1:39) -- Watson's Great-Great Grandfather (0:47) -- Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (T.M.S.) (3:03) -- T.M.S. Pain Study (2:07) -- T.M.S for Depression (1:51) -- T.M.S. for Research (3:44) -- Time Distortion Experiment (4:22) -- Synesthesia Project (6:21) -- McGurk Effect (0:56) -- Final Thoughts (2:39) -- Sponsorship & Credits: How Does the Brain Work? (1:44)
Control code
100056012
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (60 min.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
56012
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 100056012
  • (Sirsi) 100056012
  • 100056012
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other
Label
How Does the Brain Work?, Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), (electronic resource video)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on December 08, 2013
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Introduction: How Does the Brain Work? (2:54) -- Fooling the Brain (2:05) -- Smooth Pursuit (3:06) -- Illusion of Inferred Motion (2:16) -- Cups & Balls Trick (3:33) -- Change Blindness (1:04) -- A.I. (Artificial Intelligence) Advances (3:52) -- IBM's Watson (6:51) -- Future Uses for A.I. (1:39) -- Watson's Great-Great Grandfather (0:47) -- Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (T.M.S.) (3:03) -- T.M.S. Pain Study (2:07) -- T.M.S for Depression (1:51) -- T.M.S. for Research (3:44) -- Time Distortion Experiment (4:22) -- Synesthesia Project (6:21) -- McGurk Effect (0:56) -- Final Thoughts (2:39) -- Sponsorship & Credits: How Does the Brain Work? (1:44)
Control code
100056012
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (60 min.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
56012
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 100056012
  • (Sirsi) 100056012
  • 100056012
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other

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