From genes to brains to books

United States, 1980

Film
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Episode of Series “Cosmos: a personal voyage”.
Demonstrates the functions of genes, brains and books in storing information. Shows that DNA governs the biochemical processes of all living organisms; describes some of the functions thought to be performed in various parts of the brain and differentiates between the information storage systems of humans and other living organisms. Adapted from “Cosmos” television series by Carl Sagan. Suitable for upper secondary level.

Credits

co-director

David F. Oyster

David Kennard

Richard Wells

co-producer

David Kennard

Geoffrey Hines-Stiles

Gregory Andorfer

production company

Carl Sagan Productions

KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)

Films Incorporated

Language

English

Duration

00:21:17:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

37983

Subject categories

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Information storage and retrieval systems

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

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

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

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

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

Mathematics, Science & Technology → DNA

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Genetics

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Human information processing

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Information storage and retrieval systems

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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