WorldCat Identities

Brightwell, Robin

Overview
Works: 26 works in 48 publications in 3 languages and 1,007 library holdings
Genres: Case studies 
Roles: Producer, Author, Editor
Classifications: QP376, 612.82
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robin Brightwell
The human brain by Dick Gilling ( Book )
9 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes research on the brain up until 1982. Includes an atlas of the brain and chapters on memory, language, seeing, movement, fear, madness, the self: consciousness and predictions for the future
Prisoners of incest ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This heart-wrenching documentary is actually a dramatized reconstruction of a therapy session that took place at London's famous Great Ormond Street Hospital for children. In this re-creation, actors are among those who perform in an encounter session of the type pioneered at the hospital. A family of five is reacquainted with the father after a lapse of two and a half years to enter into a discussion of the incest that occurred between the man and his daughter. The team of psychologists who introduced this pioneering type of treatment play themselves
Mental illness and handicap by Robin Brightwell ( Book )
6 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Quieter living: facts on noise pollution and noise reduction ( Book )
2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Madness ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using one person who suffered from schizophrenia for over 20 years as an example, madness and the changes that occur in the brain during madness are discussed. The hallucinations of schizophrenia are compared with those induced by hypnotism and by drugs such as speed. Latest research into schizophrenia is outlined
Human brain ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This seris of videos examines the current knowledge of the human brain and its role in controling the mind, memory, language, movement, sight, fear and madness
Memory ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The processes of laying down of memory, how it changes over time and how it is retrieved. Cases of people with brain damage or amnesia, the learning systems of animals and differences between cultural groups are used to help us understand memory
Het menselijk brein : functioneren en denken by Dick Gilling ( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in Dutch and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een op een zevendelige BBC/BRT televisieserie gebaseerde uitgave waarin het functioneren van het centrale zenuwstelsel beschreven wordt
The tougher sex [gender and longevity] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Statistically, women live longer than men. This program examines the question of why this is, using statistical, genetic, and archaeological data
Horizon ( Visual )
in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Populair-wetenschappelijke serie. Zie inhoudsbeschrijving afzonderlijke delen
The self ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Is the self inside the brain? This is the question tackled in this introductory episode. Our under-standing of the self has been advanced by studying people who have had operations which split the brain as a treatment of severe epilepsy. Two cases are studied in detail
Moving ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Patterns of movement in a variety of animals including man. What is controlled by the spinal cord e.g. reflexes and what is controlled by the brain e.g. speed of movement, choice of direction. Movement disorders such as Parkinson's Disease are discussed
Seeing (Videorecording) ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mechanisms of vision in the eye and its interpretation by the brain are looked at. Vision in a variety of animals is discussed as are vision disorders in man. The role of motion, light and colour in vision are outlined
Gevangen in het gezin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1984 and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een vader - tot vijf jaar gevangenisstraf veroordeeld wegens incest met zijn oudste dochter - keert na tweeënhalf jaar straf te hebben uitgezeten voor het eerst terug voor een gesprek met zijn vrouw, twee dochters en zoon. Een verslag van deze ontmoeting in een gedramatiseerde documentaire
In search of Lucy Doe by Oliver W Sacks ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oliver Sacks, the neurologist and author, visits three "languageless" deaf brothers, originally from Mexico and now working on a ranch in Northern California. They were unable to attend a deaf school in childhood and so developed a sign language that is completely their own
Human brain a series in 7 parts ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fear ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The chemical basis of fear responses in man and animals, the circuit of emotions within the brain, the flight or fight responses and the freeze response in animals and in humans with phobias are discussed in this programme
Hyūman burein ( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The island of the colour blind by Oliver W Sacks ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De neuroloog en psychiater Dr. Oliver Sacks reist de wereld af om de mysteries van het menselijk brein te onderzoeken. Om deze aflevering reist Sacks af naar het eiland Pingelap in de Stille Zuizee. Het raadsel wordt gevormd door een onwaarschijnlijk hoog percentage kleurenblinde mensen op dit eiland
Shane by Oliver W Sacks ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De neuroloog en psychiater Dr. Oliver Sacks reist de wereld af om de mysteries van het menselijk brein te onderzoeken. In deze aflevering ontmoet Sacks Shane, die leidt aan het syndroom van Gilles de la Tourette. Shane reist samen met Oliver Sacks naar Parijs om de condities van zijn hersenen te laten onderzoeken
 
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Alternative Names
ブライトウェル, ロビン
Languages
English (36)
Japanese (1)
Dutch (1)