Discover the ingenious inventor behind the beautiful face as the Hollywood star tells her own story in a newly discovered interview. Learn how Hedy Lamarr’s pioneering work is the basis for secure WiFi, GPS and Bluetooth technology.
Find out why some children are severely damaged by early adversity while others are able to thrive. By revisiting childhood trauma victims we profiled decades ago, we learn how their experiences shaped their lives as adults.
Two films about history and memory, with a 21st-century twist. Wendy’s Shabbat: Shabbat is typically observed at home with family, but here these seniors share in the celebration at a fast-food Wendy’s. This film is a story of rediscovering the joys of community in older age, however unorthodox it may appear.
Like virtually every other animal, humans need sleep to survive. But why? Scientists peer into the brain to see what happens while we snooze and understand the powerful role that sleep – or lack of it – plays in memory, trauma and emotion regulation.
In May 1970, Eva Hesse, a 34 year old German-born American artist cresting the wave of a swiftly rising career had her life cut short by a brain tumor. Interviews, high quality footage of Hesse’s artwork and archival imagery trace Hesse’s life and artistic path.
Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most critical public health crises facing America. This program illuminates the social and economic consequences for the country unless a medical breakthrough is discovered for this currently incurable disease.
See how experiences shape the brain and body together, allowing them to adapt to the outside environment and develop new skills. Plus, learn how the brain forms memories by storing and processing billions of pieces of information every second.
Many people think Alzheimer’s is a disease that only affects older adults, but that’s not always true. When this disease strikes before the age of 65, it’s considered “younger onset” Alzheimer’s.
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