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Are you ready for a truly mind-blowing television experience? The Emmy® Award nominated Brain Games returns with ten new episodes, each chock full of interactive games and experiments designed to mess with your mind and reveal the inner-workings of your brain. Host Jason Silva is back and he’s teaming up with some of the world’s foremost neuroscientists and cognitive scientists to get inside your head and show you what’s going on in there. This season of Brain Games promises to be even more mind-bending, jaw-dropping and illusion-shattering than last season as we turn your mind’s eye inward for a profoundly entertaining and revealing journey of discovery into the three and a half pounds of tissue that makes you… you.

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Are you ready for a truly mind-blowing television experience? The Emmy® Award nominated Brain Games returns with ten new episodes, each chock full of interactive games and experiments designed to mess with your mind and reveal the inner-workings of your brain. Host Jason Silva is back and he’s teaming up with some of the world’s foremost neuroscientists and cognitive scientists to get inside your head and show you what’s going on in there. This season of Brain Games promises to be even more mind-bending, jaw-dropping and illusion-shattering than last season as we turn your mind’s eye inward for a profoundly entertaining and revealing journey of discovery into the three and a half pounds of tissue that makes you… you.

    • EPISODE 1

    Common Sense

    From knowing when to cross the street to avoiding hot stoves, your brain is constantly making judgments that you likely take for granted. We chalk it up to common sense - but just how common is it? Through interactive games and mind-bending challenges, unravel your mental shortcuts and learn how to harness the power of collective thinking. Play along to understand how your common sense can either lead you astray or keep you on the right track.

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    • 24 Minutes

    From knowing when to cross the street to avoiding hot stoves, your brain is constantly making judgments that you likely take for granted. We chalk it up to common sense - but just how common is it? Through interactive games and mind-bending challenges, unravel your mental shortcuts and learn how to harness the power of collective thinking. Play along to understand how your common sense can either lead you astray or keep you on the right track.

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    • 24 Minutes
    • EPISODE 2

    Left vs. Right

    Whether you're a left-handed artist or a right-handed accountant, we all use both sides of our brains. But is there any science behind the notion that the left half or your brain is the creative side while the right half is more logical? Experience a series of games and experiments designed to find out how the two sides operate, what they really control, and whether or not one side of your brain dominates the other.

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    • 24 Minutes

    Whether you're a left-handed artist or a right-handed accountant, we all use both sides of our brains. But is there any science behind the notion that the left half or your brain is the creative side while the right half is more logical? Experience a series of games and experiments designed to find out how the two sides operate, what they really control, and whether or not one side of your brain dominates the other.

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    • 24 Minutes
    • EPISODE 3

    Morality

    Have you ever wondered where your morality comes from? Is it ingrained in your brain, set by religion, or does society dictate what's deemed as right or wrong? Through a series of interactive experiments, test the strength of your moral fiber and discover how your brain makes countless moral decisions every day. Understand how outside influences like clothing, attitude, and your own evolutionary survival may sway your brain…and your morals.

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    • 23 Minutes

    Have you ever wondered where your morality comes from? Is it ingrained in your brain, set by religion, or does society dictate what's deemed as right or wrong? Through a series of interactive experiments, test the strength of your moral fiber and discover how your brain makes countless moral decisions every day. Understand how outside influences like clothing, attitude, and your own evolutionary survival may sway your brain…and your morals.

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    • 23 Minutes
    • EPISODE 4

    Money

    Money. It's present in every corner of our lives-we earn it, spend it, manage it and often obsess over it, but how well do we really understand it? Play along and understand why your brain gets excited when you think you're getting a deal, why there's no such thing as a free lunch, and learn how to stop paying more for less. Get ready to put your money where your mind is.

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    • 24 Minutes

    Money. It's present in every corner of our lives-we earn it, spend it, manage it and often obsess over it, but how well do we really understand it? Play along and understand why your brain gets excited when you think you're getting a deal, why there's no such thing as a free lunch, and learn how to stop paying more for less. Get ready to put your money where your mind is.

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    • 24 Minutes
    • EPISODE 5

    Paranormal

    Have you ever seen a ghost? Have you ever known something was going to happen before it happened? If so, you may share a link with the paranormal. Or it might just be your brain playing tricks on you. Whether you're a skeptic or a believer in the supernatural, there are things out there your brain just can't quite explain. Through interactive games and experiments, discover how you may actually know more about the "unknown" than you think.

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    • 24 Minutes

    Have you ever seen a ghost? Have you ever known something was going to happen before it happened? If so, you may share a link with the paranormal. Or it might just be your brain playing tricks on you. Whether you're a skeptic or a believer in the supernatural, there are things out there your brain just can't quite explain. Through interactive games and experiments, discover how you may actually know more about the "unknown" than you think.

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    • 24 Minutes
    • EPISODE 6

    Memory

    Whether it's a blast from the past, recognizing a long lost pal, or remembering where you parked the car -- your memory shapes the story of your life - and allows you to interact with the world around you without everything always seeming strange or unfamiliar. We show you what memory is, why you even have a memory and why you keep forgetting where you put those darn keys! Play along and see why forgetting can actually be a good thing!

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    • 22 Minutes

    Whether it's a blast from the past, recognizing a long lost pal, or remembering where you parked the car -- your memory shapes the story of your life - and allows you to interact with the world around you without everything always seeming strange or unfamiliar. We show you what memory is, why you even have a memory and why you keep forgetting where you put those darn keys! Play along and see why forgetting can actually be a good thing!

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    • 22 Minutes
    • EPISODE 7

    Misconceptions

    Learn more about your brain and the widely held myths you believe to be true. Through a series of fun and interactive games and experiments, you'll discover whether or not you only use 10% of your brain, if size really does matter and whether listening to Mozart actually makes you smarter. Get ready to think again.

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    • 22 Minutes

    Learn more about your brain and the widely held myths you believe to be true. Through a series of fun and interactive games and experiments, you'll discover whether or not you only use 10% of your brain, if size really does matter and whether listening to Mozart actually makes you smarter. Get ready to think again.

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    • 22 Minutes
    • EPISODE 8

    Peer Pressure

    If you think you have full control of your thoughts and actions - think again. It turns out the clothes you wear, the food you eat, and even the way you walk has less to do with you and more to do with everyone else. Through a series of games and experiments, we prove that the decisions that make you an individual also make you a part of the crowd.

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    • 20 Minutes

    If you think you have full control of your thoughts and actions - think again. It turns out the clothes you wear, the food you eat, and even the way you walk has less to do with you and more to do with everyone else. Through a series of games and experiments, we prove that the decisions that make you an individual also make you a part of the crowd.

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    • 20 Minutes
    • EPISODE 9

    Logic

    Put your problem-solving skills to the test with a labyrinth of logic games. Every day, we use logic to get things done, from dressing for the weather to deciding what to eat for dinner. Through a series of interactive games and experiments, learn about the power and limitations of your logical abilities. Play along with puzzles and illusions that will help strengthen your brain.

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    • 21 Minutes

    Put your problem-solving skills to the test with a labyrinth of logic games. Every day, we use logic to get things done, from dressing for the weather to deciding what to eat for dinner. Through a series of interactive games and experiments, learn about the power and limitations of your logical abilities. Play along with puzzles and illusions that will help strengthen your brain.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 10

    Faces

    Your identity is deeply rooted in your own unique face. And with over 40 muscles, your face allows you to express a near infinite number of emotions and feelings. But your brain is also highly adept at recognizing what other peoples' faces are saying to you. Discover the most important feature of your face, how staring can make you want to fight or take flight, and why looking at just parts of a face won't always give you the whole picture.

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    • 21 Minutes

    Your identity is deeply rooted in your own unique face. And with over 40 muscles, your face allows you to express a near infinite number of emotions and feelings. But your brain is also highly adept at recognizing what other peoples' faces are saying to you. Discover the most important feature of your face, how staring can make you want to fight or take flight, and why looking at just parts of a face won't always give you the whole picture.

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    • 21 Minutes
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