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The Living Body: Decision

26 minutes

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Shows how the brain coordinates functions to make simple but lifesaving decisions. Provides an overview of how the cortex assesses incoming information, sends outgoing messages to the muscles, and stores "maps" of the world and the body. Also outlines how circuits of nerve cells operate in the brain and how individual nerve cells function. Accessibility options on the DVD are: (1) audio description, (2) English subtitles, (3) English subtitles in a black box, (4) closed captions.

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