Mystery of the Senses: Touch
Naturalist Diane Ackerman hosts this "Mystery of the Senses" installment of "Nova," which explores the sense of touch. Topics include the importance of touch as it relates to physical and psychological development, how the brain processes touch and the role touch plays in human relationships. Ackerman also examines cultural perspectives and taboos surrounding touch, and introduces a scientist whose research sheds light on the brain's sensory map.
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- Diane Ackerman
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access.
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Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it