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Using a series of experiments, illusions and man-on-the-street demonstrations, host Jason Silva and guest experts unlock the science behind the mysteries of why we say, eat, feel and act as we do with episodes on topics ranging from memory and common sense, to morality and the paranormal. Through an intricate series of interactive experiments designed to mess with your mind, we reveal the inner-workings of your brain. Hailed by critics as "tremendous fun" that "makes science entertaining," Brain Games turns your mind's eye inwards for a fascinating journey into the three and a half pounds of tissue that makes you... you.

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Description

Using a series of experiments, illusions and man-on-the-street demonstrations, host Jason Silva and guest experts unlock the science behind the mysteries of why we say, eat, feel and act as we do with episodes on topics ranging from memory and common sense, to morality and the paranormal. Through an intricate series of interactive experiments designed to mess with your mind, we reveal the inner-workings of your brain. Hailed by critics as "tremendous fun" that "makes science entertaining," Brain Games turns your mind's eye inwards for a fascinating journey into the three and a half pounds of tissue that makes you... you.

    • EPISODE 1

    Positive Thinking

    We're going to mess with your mood to show you what really makes that glass seem half empty or half full; why people who stand tall, stand happy; and how to turn that frown upside down. So don't worry… be happy.

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    • 23 Minutes

    We're going to mess with your mood to show you what really makes that glass seem half empty or half full; why people who stand tall, stand happy; and how to turn that frown upside down. So don't worry… be happy.

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    • 23 Minutes
    • EPISODE 2

    Scams

    Each year, millions of people around the world fall for some sort of scam or fraud. Through a series of interactive games and experiments, you'll discover how your brain is wired to initially believe everything it hears, what it finds most tempting in an ad or sales pitch, and how simply being human can lead you into some sticky situations.

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    • 22 Minutes

    Each year, millions of people around the world fall for some sort of scam or fraud. Through a series of interactive games and experiments, you'll discover how your brain is wired to initially believe everything it hears, what it finds most tempting in an ad or sales pitch, and how simply being human can lead you into some sticky situations.

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    • 22 Minutes
    • EPISODE 3

    Sleep

    The average adult spends more than 220,000 hours - or roughly 25 years - in bed sleeping. That's one third of your life spent in slumber! But what exactly is sleep - and why do we spend so much time doing it? In what could be our most ambitious Brain Games experiment ever, we keep 3 volunteers awake for 36 hours in order to answer just that.

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    • 23 Minutes

    The average adult spends more than 220,000 hours - or roughly 25 years - in bed sleeping. That's one third of your life spent in slumber! But what exactly is sleep - and why do we spend so much time doing it? In what could be our most ambitious Brain Games experiment ever, we keep 3 volunteers awake for 36 hours in order to answer just that.

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    • 23 Minutes
    • EPISODE 4

    Perspective

    See how your brain gets tripped up by odd angles, how light and shadows play a crucial role in your perception of the world, how you can radically shift the way you see reality, and how your brain isn't always as honest with you as you think. Through a series of games and experiments, you'll discover why you shouldn't always believe what you see.

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    • 22 Minutes

    See how your brain gets tripped up by odd angles, how light and shadows play a crucial role in your perception of the world, how you can radically shift the way you see reality, and how your brain isn't always as honest with you as you think. Through a series of games and experiments, you'll discover why you shouldn't always believe what you see.

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    • 22 Minutes
    • EPISODE 5

    Animals vs. Human

    How do our brains stack up against the brains of other species? We'll try to find out when we pit animals against humans in a series of unique competitions.

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    • 23 Minutes

    How do our brains stack up against the brains of other species? We'll try to find out when we pit animals against humans in a series of unique competitions.

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    • 23 Minutes
    • EPISODE 6

    Imagination

    We often associate imagination with creativity and the arts, but we don’t always think about how important it is to our daily lives. Play along to see how you can use your imagination to solve daily problems, how to tap into the imaginative process and how, with a little help, you can keep the good ideas flowing.

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    • 23 Minutes

    We often associate imagination with creativity and the arts, but we don’t always think about how important it is to our daily lives. Play along to see how you can use your imagination to solve daily problems, how to tap into the imaginative process and how, with a little help, you can keep the good ideas flowing.

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    • 23 Minutes
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