Thinking

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Thinking

  • 1988 ----- color ----- 55 min ----- vhs
  • (Mind, The series, Part 8) Scientists now propose that human thought is distinct from the thinking of animals or computers. Delving into the root and background of the mind, this program explores the extraordinary threads that comprise human thought. Focuses on the frontal lobe of the brain and the prefrontal cortex. This is an important "staging area" for integration in the brain, the place where memory, emotion and intelligence come together to produce conscious activity. Researchers in this area attempt to pinpoint exactly where thoughts are kept "on-line."
  • Topics: (Physiology, Psychology: Bio-Behavioral, Psychology: Developmental)