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Klein, Leanne

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Most widely held works by Leanne Klein
Body story( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows different groups of people to reveal what goes on inside their bodies as they react to events such as puberty, an automobile crash, anaphylaxis, food poisoning etc
The virtual wasteland( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is technology pulling us apart, creating a divided world of the information rich and the information poor? This program explores a future where technological advances produce a society divided and disconnected
Selling the future( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program looks at the electronic, technological, and conceptual world growing around us. Will the technology set us free to build a new and better world, or will it isolate individuals behind virtual walls and create ever-increasing pressure as more and more information becomes available and what we know and the tools we use to manipulate that information are constantly becoming obsolete?
Virtual friends( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates the new interactive society model in which physical neighborhoods connected by proximity have been displaced by virtual neighborhoods linked by technology
Welcome to the jungle( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program explores how new technologies are poised to transform drastically the way we live and work. The internet, with its free-flow of anonymous contacts and information exchanges, may redefine the concept of friendship. Governments will also have to adapt or face a raft of new problems because information available to cybermanagers will be uncontrollable. Potentially, the fastest and most obvious difference created by the information revolution will come in the work place
The Language of being( Visual )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the development of a baby's ability to grasp objects and turn them into tools while learining how to make them work
A child's world by Annette Karmiloff-Smith( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mind Games - A Child's World charts the key developments and achievements that mark the way on every human being's incredible journey to becoming a fully fledged independent person. The Facts of Life - Until the age of three or four children are not aware that their gender is a permanent and unchanging aspect of their identity. The Independent Thinker - at birth we are not even capable of conscious thought. Yet by eleven years of age we have all the tools necessary for abstract thought, logic and reasoning. At six months most other animals are fending for themselves. Human babies can't even sit up properly. We take longer to reach independence than any other species on earth
Dopamine seduction( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates the function of the limbic system as Greg, the protagonist, successfully staves off danger and hunger-- and attempts to follow the dictates of desire, both helped and hindered by alcohol
Broken bones and how they mend( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

3-D animation and images of the skeleton in action follow the healing process of a broken bone in an 11-year-old girl
An inside look : broken bones( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After 11-year-old Lisa accidentally crashes her bike and breaks an arm, we travel inside her bones and see how these tough honeycombed structures of calcium, phosphate, and flexible collagen withstand pressure and heal themselves when necessaary
The beast within & crash( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unravel the mysteries of the two most important organs in the human body--the heart and the brain. Travel inside the body and witness a heart attack in progress. Learn why a man's animal instincts take over under the influence of alcohol. Also see what happens to a person's body after a car accident
Cholesterol time bomb( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program follows each stage of a man's heart attack, from the rupture of a coronary plaque, to dissolving the resulting clot, to ventricular defibrillation, to recovery. Computer animations, including blood flowing through plaque-riddled coronary arteries and oxygen-starved heart cells bursting, reveal the deadly effects of a lifetime of cholesterol buildup
The Flu( Visual )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tracks the movements of Holly Jones, a 25-year-old motorcycle courier, as a sneeze-borne flu virus attacks her throat, starting an all-out war that involves her entire body before her immune system can claim victory. Uses 3-D computer animations featuring the transformation of a throat cell into a virus cloning factory, dendritic cells seeking lymphocytes, and T- and B-cells in action, combined with endoscopic and microscopic imaging, to depict the invasion and subsequent destruction of the flu virus
Body story( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines how our immune systems turn against us in allergic responses by producing the wrong antibodies. Asks why some people develop allergies and others don't. Shows the effects of an extreme histaminic response to a wasp sting that leads to anaphylactic shock, in which the body swells up, the airways shut down, the heart falters, and, untreated, leads to death
Body story : Cholesterol time bomb( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program follows each stage of John's heart attack, from the rupture of a coronary plaque, to dissolving the resulting clot, to ventricular defibrillation, to recovery
Body story( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An intricate system of vessels, arteries, muscles and electrical impulses, the cardiovascular system keeps oxygen-rich blood pumping through our bodies. But what happens when that system is challenged by fatty cholesterol plaque? Journey inside 45-year-old John Palmer's body to experience a heart attack up close!--Container
Body story( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The human body is an amazing machine, able to repair itself under most circumstances. What if those injuries are severe or go undetected by medical professionals? Learn how healing becomes a team effort on the parts of the patient and the doctors."--Container
Body story( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Meet 11-year-old Lisa Mason. After she accidentally crashes her bike and breaks an arm, we travel inside her bones and see how these tough honeycombed structures of calcium, phosphate, and flexible collagen withstand pressure and heal themselves when necessary. This is not for funny bones. It's a serious matter!--Container
Body story, brave new world : infant development-- the first four months( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first fourteen weeks of an infant's development are covered with an emphasis on brain development
Child genius( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This three-part series documents the childhood experiences of several prodigiously intelligent boys and girls, revisiting the group at regular stages and observing their evolving relationships and attitudes. Viewers accompany each child through tests and trials at home, at school, and in many other settings, with emphasis on the often volatile parent-child dynamic
 
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