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Brain Games Season One DVD

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National Geographic's groundbreaking three-part series provides a fascinating window into the inner workings of the brain as never before. Through interactive experiments and tricks, Brain Games reveals how our brains create the illusion of a seamless reality. As these revealing experiments provide a unique view into our brains, the world's leading experts explain how and why these tests work.


Brain Games explores cutting-edge science to examine real people with extraordinary brains, revealing new discoveries about attention, sensory perception and memory.


Bonus Program: How to Build a Beating Heart


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  • 2 discs; 150 minutes
  • Widescreen
  • © 2011

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  • Bonus Program: How to Build a Beating Heart

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Brain Games Season One DVD
 
4.8

(based on 19 reviews)

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  • Informative (14)
  • Broad appeal (8)
  • Good resource (6)
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    *Mindblown*

    I watched this series when it premiered on the National Geographic Chanel. All three episodes blew my mind. Very interesting to learn about senses and perception, attention, memory. Neil Patrick Harris makes...Read complete review

    I watched this series when it premiered on the National Geographic Chanel. All three episodes blew my mind. Very interesting to learn about senses and perception, attention, memory. Neil Patrick Harris makes a great narrator - slips seamlessly into the subject matter without being distracting (as opposed to Morgan Freeman, Sigourney Weaver, Avery Brooks - narrators whose voices instantly separate them from the images being shown) Lots of new information without being condescending or too elementary, and still engaging and entertaining. Play along! Your brain WILL lie to you! I don't know what to believe anymore (c:

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    5.0

    Wonderful to have on Hand

    By MJ

    from Oregon

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    Pros

    • Fascinating
    • Informative

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      Comments about Brain Games Season One DVD:

      This series, not to be a pun, really opens up your mind and just amazes one

      (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Students love it.

      By Doc

      from Tulsa, OK

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        Comments about Brain Games Season One DVD:

        Student viewing in connection with a lesson

        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Really cool stuff you didn't know about!

        By Pete

        from Schenectady, NY

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        • Entertaining
        • Informative
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          Comments about Brain Games Season One DVD:

          A really informative look at how the brain processes events in our daily lives.

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          A lot of fun, and quite informative

          By Old teacher

          from Orange County CA

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            Comments about Brain Games Season One DVD:

            This series is always interesting, and surprises you quite often. I will be using it with my Psychology classes this year.

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Informative and fun to watch!

            By Jim

            from Hampden, MA

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              Comments about Brain Games Season One DVD:

              It was an enjoyable series. I hope they make another.

               
              5.0

              Great show!

              By The Baroque Girl

              from Bethesda, Maryland

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                Comments about Brain Games Season One DVD:

                One of the most fascinating looks into the human brain. Very well written and filmed.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Wonderful purchase

                By CMOMSIED

                from La Crosse, VA

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                  Comments about Brain Games Season One DVD:

                  I bought this gift for grandchildren ages 10 & 13. The parents and grandparents love it as much as the kids. We will watch it over and over again. VERY FASCINATING..

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Really makes you think!

                  By Ric in California

                  from Denair, California

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                  • Broad Appeal
                  • Entertaining
                  • Great Visual Effects
                  • Informative
                  • Lots Of Tricks

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                    Comments about Brain Games Season One DVD:

                    Very good viewing when there is nothing on TV!

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Very engaging!

                    By Teacher

                    from Germantown, TN

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                      Comments about Brain Games Season One DVD:

                      I used Brain Games in my EXCEL class. The students absolutely enjoyed every minute of it. They were engaged from the moment the video began.

                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Brain Games rocks!

                      By Peter from Boulder

                      from Boulder, CO

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                        Comments about Brain Games Season One DVD:

                        Brain games is the best way to learn how to use your brain to it's full capacity!!

                        By highlighting our biggest problems with multitasking, memory, attention and focus, and many more, brain games actively teaches you how to use your brain more effectively and efficiently. By highlighting issues that are practically hardwired into our brains, Brain Games is an essential learning tool to living your life better!

                        Adored by me and my college roommates.

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