Brain with a Mind of Its Own, A (Richard Restak)

  • 1992 ----- color ----- 28 min ----- vhs///
  • (Upon Reflection series) Host Marcia Alvar speaks with Richard Restak, neuro-psychiatrist and author, The Brain Has a Mind of Its Own. Dr. Restak believes that anyone in a position to influence public opinion should study the brain. He discusses information bombardment, desensitization; image and ideas and the physical effects on the brain. He also talks about mental illnesses with a physiological basis, the physiological impact of television, neuro-toxicology, brain implants; whimsy and play behavior.
  • Topics: (Medicine, Physiology, Psychology: Bio-Behavioral)