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Title Battle of the brains / BBC Education & Training, Horizon, BBC and Discovery Channel.
Imprint Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, [2008]
©2008

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Subject Greer, Bonnie.
Haselbauer, Nathan.
Lloyd, Seth, 1960-
Polgár, Zsuzsa, 1969-
Prior, Alex.
Stratford, Garry.
Vine, Stella.
Multiple intelligences.
Learning, Psychology of.
Intelligence tests.
Learning.
Alt Name Taylor, Dick.
Gardner, Howard.
Halliley, Mark.
BBC Education & Training.
British Broadcasting Corporation.
Discovery Channel (Firm)
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Ohio Library and Information Network.
OhioLINK Digital Media Center.
Alternate Title Horizon (Television program)
Add Title Title from DVD container: Battle of the brains : the case for multiple intelligences
Case for multiple intelligences
Description polychrome rdacc
Note Streaming video (50 min.)
System Details System requirements: Real Player media software.
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Access Available to OhioLINK member libraries.
Performer Narrated by Mark Halliley; test subjects: Bonnie Greer, Nathan Haselbauer, Seth Lloyd, Susan Polgar, Alex Prior, Garry Stratford, Stella Vine.
Credits Production team, Gemma Thomas, Cherry Jordan ; production manager, Rosie Taylor ; directed by Dick Taylor ; editor, Andrew Cohen.
Summary Horizon takes seven people who are some of the highest flyers in their field - a musical prodigy, a quantum physicist, an artist, a dramatist, an RAF fighter pilot, a chess grandmaster and a Wall Street trader. Each is put through a series of tests to discover who is the most intelligent? The principle way that we measure intelligence, the IQ test, remains popular and convenient. Yet most psychologists agree that it only tells half the story. This program advocates a different approach, creating an array of unusual challenges to assess brainpower and positing an argument for the interplay of multiple intelligences. Assisted by the insights of Harvards Howard Gardner and experts using brain scanning technology at UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute, the program brings together a group of obviously bright and talented people and presents them with trials of all shapes and sizes. The results establish the validity of measuring not just what people know but also the equally important ways in which they exercise their practical, creative, emotional, and kinesthetic IQs.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Columbus, OH : OhioLINK, 2008. Digitized and made available by OhioLINK Digital Media Center from video dist. by Films for the Humanities & Sciences.
Publisher # FFH 37524 Films for the Humanities and Sciences
OCLC # 231332194
Link Digital video collection FFH 37524 (OCoLC)52376650.
Additional Format Battle of the brains. (OCoLC)182836043.


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