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The Secret Life of the Brain


5 Hours


A startling new map of the human brain has emerged during the past decade of neuroscience research. This series describes the advances through personal histories, expert commentary, and cutting-edge animation.

Emmy Award

“A handsome, humane PBS documentary that studies the brain but touches the heart.” 

– Knight-Ridder News Service 

“This is an extraordinary five-part look at how the brain develops from birth through old age. It is great television. Insightful, well produced and compelling.” 

– TV Guide 

“Here is television that can change your view of the world.” 

– Orlando Sentinel

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