Left brain, right brain (TEFC)

Canada, 1979

Film
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Episode of Series “The Nature of things”.
This program examines the functions of the two halves of the human brain and current research being carried out by Canadian and American medical scientists. In addition to research into the nature of the split brain to find out what it controls before operating on it, we also see how different educational techniques in primitive and sophisticated societies may favour development of one hemisphere over the other. Presented and narrated by David Suzuki.

Credits

production company

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

producer/director

John Bassett

Duration

00:52:45:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1979

Appears in

The Nature of things

Group of items

The Nature of things

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

014970

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Biological research

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Science - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Brain

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Cerebral dominance

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Human physiology

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Medical sciences

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Physiology

History → Science and civilization

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Biological research

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Cerebral dominance

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Medical sciences

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Science - Study and teaching

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Science and civilization

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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