The Resource In search of memory : the neuroscientist Eric Kandel, winner of the Nobel Prize, (electronic resource)

In search of memory : the neuroscientist Eric Kandel, winner of the Nobel Prize, (electronic resource)

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In search of memory : the neuroscientist Eric Kandel, winner of the Nobel Prize
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In search of memory
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the neuroscientist Eric Kandel, winner of the Nobel Prize
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Neuroscientist Eric Kandel, winner of the Nobel Prize
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eng
Summary
Neuroscientist Eric Kandel says, "Memory is everything. Without it we are nothing." He is a winner of a Nobel Prize for his groundbreaking research on the physiology of the brain's storage of memories. As he explains, memory is the glue that binds our mental life together and provides a sense of continuity in our lives. In Search Of Memory is a compelling blend of autobiography and history that recounts the life of one of the most important neuroscientists of the 20th century and illuminates scientific developments in our understanding of the brain's role in recording and preserving memory. In addition to archival footage and dramatic re-creations of Kandel's childhood experiences in Nazi-occupied Vienna and his formative years as an emigrant in New York, the film features discussions with Kandel, friends and family, as well as his public lectures in Vienna and New York, which explore both his professional and personal life, especially his emotional ties to Judaism. Both through its personal journey into the memory of this amazingly spry and witty 79-year old, especially his traumatic experiences during the Holocaust, and a visit to his Columbia University laboratory, where Kandel and his colleagues demonstrate their experimental research, In Search of Memory examines how the brain stores memories, the difference between short-term and long-term memory, Alzheimer's and age-related memory loss, and structural modifications to the brain that enhance memory. In revisiting the people, places and objects of Kandel's lifetime experiences, In Search of Memory reveals how everything we undergo changes the brain, even our genetic make-up, and can determine the focus of a life's work
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Midwest
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videorecording
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Directed by Petra Seeger
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Not rated
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  • Seeger, Petra
  • Kandel, Eric R.
  • hoopla digital
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95
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  • Kandel, Eric R
  • Kandel, Denise B.
  • Neurologists
  • Medical scientists
  • Nobel Prize winners
  • Epidemiologists
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Holocaust survivors
  • Memory
  • Neurobiology
  • Cellular signal transduction
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adult
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live action
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In search of memory : the neuroscientist Eric Kandel, winner of the Nobel Prize, (electronic resource)
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two-dimensional moving image
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rdacontent
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1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 95 min.))
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electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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other
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sd., col.
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11554478
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MWT11554478
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sound
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sound on medium
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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other
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In search of memory : the neuroscientist Eric Kandel, winner of the Nobel Prize, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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unknown
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two-dimensional moving image
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  • tdi
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rdacontent
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  • other
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 95 min.))
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electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11554478
Publisher number
MWT11554478
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sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
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  • other
  • remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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other

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