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Page, George (George H.)

Works: 311 works in 676 publications in 1 language and 11,301 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Science television programs  Nature television programs  Wildlife television programs  Biography  Television programs  History  Television series  Television mini-series 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Producer, Host
Classifications: QL785, 591.513
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about George Page
Most widely held works by George Page
Inside the animal mind by George Page( Book )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... an engrossing look at animal intelligence, cognitive ability, problem solving, and emotion."--Jacket
The Mind( Visual )

24 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine part television series that explores the way science has looked into the mind throughout history - from psychoanalysis to neuroscience
Aging( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) This program questions some of the long-held stereotypes about aging and mind. It also explores the diseases of aging including: stroke, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease, pointing out that these diseases are quite distinct from normal aging. Viewers watch experiments that prove that even in old age, new brain connections can be formed. Finally, the program focuses on the phenomenon most commonly associated with older minds: the wisdom of the aged
The Spencer Tracy legacy : a tribute by Katharine Hepburn( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humphrey Bogart considered Spencer Tracy to be Hollywood's best actor. "He makes you believe he is what he is playing," Bogey once said. Katharine Hepburn, Tracy's beloved companion of 25 years, compares him to "a baked potato, It's pure. It's of the earth. And it's dependable. That was Spencer." Hepburn hosts this salute featuring clips from Captains courageous, Bad day at Black Rock, Adam's rib and other Tracy hits alongside reminiscences from Frank Sinatra, Sidney Poitier, Elizabeth Taylor and more stars. This program follows Tracy's stellar career from brash young man blazing with talent to old lion showing new stars how it's done
Pandas( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first program observes the Red panda and Giant panda (one of the world's most endangered mammals) in their natural habitat, the bamboo forest of China's "Mountains of the Sleeping Dragon" a national panda reserve. The second program features the San Diego Zoo's challenge to successfully breed and raise a Giant Panda in captivity. Spotlighted is Hua Mei the baby panda and staff from the San Diego Zoo's Center for Reproduction of Endangered Species
The mind( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines physical changes, heredity, and environment as possible causes of violent behavior, and raises the question of to what degree humans are responsible for and in control of their actions
Thinking( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) Scientists now propose that human thought is distinct from the thinking of animals or computers. Delving into the root and background of the mind, this program explores the extraordinary threads that comprise human thought. Most of the program's focus is on the frontal lobe of the brain and the prefrontal cortex. This is an important "staging area" for integration in the brain, the place where memory, emotion and intelligence come together to produce conscious activity. Researchers in this area attempt to pinpoint exactly where thoughts are kept "on-line."
Dogs. the early years( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first program explores the world of dogs that go the extra step beyond man's best friend-- service dogs, search and rescue dogs, therapy dogs, celebrity dogs, sheepdogs and war dogs. The second program looks at puppies. Trainers, breeders, owners, vets, biologists and dog lovers of every kind talk about puppies - their talents and temperaments, needs and loves
Development( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) Tracing particular brain cells, this program features the development of the human brain from a single cell to a six-year-old brain. Computer graphics, time-lapse microphotography and in utero footage provide viewers with a detailed picture of the development of the human fetus. Experiments reveal that a fetus actively prepares for survival before birth. This discovery demonstrates the first signs of interaction between innate programming in the mind and reactionof the environment. At 12 months, the brain's network has already formed language connections, ridding the brain of unused connections. At 18 months, the child experiences the first sense of self
Chimpanzees( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first program goes into Tanzania's Gombe National Park to observe the daily life of the chimpanzee clan Jane Goodall has known since the days of her research in the 1960s. The second program delves into the questions are chimps and other primates similar to us? How does their intelligence compare to our own? Answers are found both in the laboratory and in the wild. The program also goes to Central Zaire to observe pygmy chimps (bonobos) in the wild
Depression by John Mernit( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) Depression is a disease that affects an estimated ten million Americans or roughly eight percent of the U.S. population. This program follows the lives of a number of people who suffer from depression or manic-depressive illness. Individuals present their dramatic stories of the pain of depression. The very serious risk of suicide in the chronically depressed person is discussed. Researchers try to separate normal mood variation from serious or chronic symptoms and offer their explanations of the origins of depression
Addiction( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) Experiments with persons suffering from addiction to heroin, alcohol, nicotine, food or gambling give unusual insight into the nature of the mind. Viewers learn that the brain has natural receptors for certain kinds of chemicals that are activated in addictive behavior. Scientists also reveal the reasons for the pain of withdrawal. Science has a growing understanding of how addiction affects the brain, and how environment affects addiction. Recent studies on themind's capacity for chemical dependency reveals a complex and delicate balance within the brain
Land of the eagle( Visual )

22 editions published in 1991 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts Alaska as it was hundreds of years ago, highlighting wildlife and wild places, and tracing the history of the people who lived there. Explore the worlds of the Inuit and Tlingit tribes that lived with the vast populations of caribou, brown bear and seals, and understand why Alaska may be the final opportunity to strike a balance between the development of natural resources and the preservation of our natural heritage
The volcano watchers( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For over 20 years, French scientists Maurice and Katia Krafft have risked their lives studying and filming the awesome power of volcanoes. Join them as they travel to Italy, Hawaii, Iceland, Mexico, Japan and Africa in search of the world's most dangerous volcanoes
The Brain( Visual )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines mental illness as a possible dysfunction of the brain rather than a condition caused by life experience. Focuses on severe schizophrenia as a brain disorder which may be genetically or biochemically caused and underscores how much brain researchers now know and what they have yet to accomplish
The Brain( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how humans perceive the world and how the brain coordinates vision and movement
Death trap( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the inner workings of flesh eating plants. Reveals the mechanisms involved and explains how these plants trap their prey. Raises questions about how flesh eating plants may have evolved
The Enlightened machine( Visual )

15 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using models, micrographs, computer animation, and views of people in action, explores what the brain does and how it functions, including the mysteries of consciousness
Pain and healing( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the mind's role in healing the body and controlling pain and reports on exciting new discoveries linking the brain and mind to the immune system
Echo of the elephants : Echo of the elephants, the next generation( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Elephant expert Cynthia Moss is your guide to the daily dramas in the lives of grand matriarch Echo and her elephant herd that Moss has studied for more than 20 years in Kenya's Amboseli National Park. [The films] tell this remarkable story that includes mating struggles, difficult births, a baby elephant's first steps, mischievous calves, kidnappings, emotional reunions, and, occasionally, death at the hands of a hunter."--Container
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Inside the animal mind
Alternative Names
George Page Amerikaans televisiepresentator (1935-2006)

Page, George 1935-2006

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