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Brain Games

TV14 • Documentaries • TV Series • 2014

Brain Games is a groundbreaking popular science special that will use interactive experiments and tricks to reveal the inner-workings of the brain. Th...more

Brain Games is a groundbreaking popular science special that will use interactive experiments and tricks to reveal the inner-workings of the brain. Th...more

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2 seasons available (15 episodes)

2 seasons available

(15 episodes)

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Episode 1

Focus Pocus

Your peripheral vision is like a cell phone camera from 1998 —- blurry! Host Jason Silva and psychologist Brian Scholl show how concentration can be elusive with some mind-boggling experiments.
Episode 2

It's About Time

Ever wonder why a watched pot never boils? On this episode of Brain Games, see how the brain can actually warp and shift time, giving a false impression of the order and the speed of events.
Episode 3

Motion Commotion

Evolving in a world that is constantly moving, our brain had to develop a sophisticated sense of motion in order to survive. This episode of BRAIN GAMES stops to ask a deceptively simple question — what really is motion?
Episode 4

Don't Be Afraid

Whether walking down a dark street at night or experiencing the seconds leading up to a car accident, we’ll see how dread builds fear.
Episode 5

Power of Persuasion

Brain Games unveils the subtle tricks and tactics that advertisers, marketers and even con men can use to get you to do what they want, without you noticing.
Episode 6

What You Don't Know

We're going to put you through a series of tests to show you how surprisingly little your brain understands about the way the world works. You'll be shocked, shaken and left wondering, "how did I miss that?"
Episode 7

Battle of Sexes

The ways the male and female brain may be wired differently seen through a series of interactive games, unexpected experiments, and relatable experts.
Episode 8

Seeing Is Believing

Scientists have found that optical illusions are one of the best ways to get inside your head to see how your brain works. Get ready to see why you shouldn't always believe your eyes.
Episode 9

You Decide

The human brain makes thousands of decisions a day. With every click of a mouse, turn of a steering wheel and phone conversation, your brain is deciding on something, whether you realize it or not.
Episode 10

Use It Or Lose It

All the latest research says that your brain needs exercise to stay youthful and fit. In this episode, wonder junkie Jason Silva and deception specialist Apollo Robbins are going to put your brain to the test with a serious workout.
Episode 11

Illusion Confusion

In this episode of Brain Games, you’ll learn how optical illusions are a great way of revealing the powerful mechanisms at work that allow your brain to perceive three dimensions.
Episode 12

Liar, Liar

In this episode, host Jason Silva and deception specialist Apollo Robbins break down why we lie and what happens in the brain, even though science tells us that the truth is physiologically and neurologically easier.

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