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Look Ahead: Nature's Masterpiece

Duration: 27:59

Nature's Masterpiece: the mechanism of the human brain. An archive programme from 11 January 1949.

Written by Geoffrey Peters in consultation with J.T. Eayrs, with technical advice from Professor S. Zuckerman.

The programme includes a sequence of features illustrating the similarity of a brain war wound and leucotomy operation; an explanation of the human brain mechanism; developments and discoveries, and future possibilities.

Available since: Tue 1 Nov 2011

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A History of the Brain

Dr Geoff Bunn journeys through 5,000 years of human understanding of the brain

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