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It's been said that "a picture is worth a thousand words," and this might be more true than we realize, especially when it comes to our thinking and memory.
  • 2019
  • 00:02:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/11/2019

Brain Games What's Going On

Whether it’s remembering where you parked the car, or just finding the light switch in the morning, navigating your busy world can be tough. Luckily your brain has a built-in navigation system to help make sense of your surroundings. In fact, recent discoveries prove that the brain uses place cells and direction cells to help get us to where we’re ...
  • 2013
  • 00:21:50
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/18/2017

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Brain Games Stress Test

This is a show about your brain and stress. You’ll see how your brain manages stress and how stress also manages you. From traffic jams to screaming babies, angry bosses to bill payments, you’re surrounded by stress every day. But stress has a purpose, and you’ll discover why it’s a good thing in many situations, even though it can overwhelm ...
  • 2013
  • 00:21:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/18/2017

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Brain Games Battle of the Ages

It’s a fact of life. From the minute we were born, we’re all getting older. And while it’s long been believed that both your body and your brain deteriorate over time, recent studies show that may not always be the case. Some brain functions improve as we get older, while others don’t fully develop until later in life. In this ...
  • 2013
  • 00:22:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/18/2017

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Brain Games Food for Thought

In this episode, you'll discover that what goes into your stomach has less to do with your mouth and more to do with your brain. You'll also see how many of your food choices often have nothing to do with food. Through a series of interactive games and experiments you'll discover what makes you hungry, why you overeat and whether ...
  • 2014
  • 00:22:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/07/2016

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Brain Games Follow the Leader

This is a show about your brain and how easily you follow the leader. Everyone likes to think they're unique, but like it or not, much of your behaviour is influenced by you copying other people. We're going to mess with your mind as we put you through a series of games and experiments designed to show you why a ...
  • 2014
  • 00:21:41
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/07/2016

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Brain Games You Won't Believe Your Eyes

Shot at a studio in Hollywood where filmmakers use images and sound to create compelling illusions of reality. You'll be surprised to find out that your eyes and ears are constantly creating an illusion of what the world around us is really like. Colour, light, motion and depth are constructed inside the brain and these experiences are easily manipulated. Do ...
  • 2011
  • 00:45:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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Brain Games Memory

Set on the gritty streets of New York City, a thrilling crime story will challenge the viewers to test their memories with a veteran NYPD detective as our guide. More than any other function of the brain, memories define who you are as a unique individual. But when it comes to memory, things are not always as they seem… details ...
  • 2011
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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Brain Games Pay Attention!

This episode on 'attention' is shot in the attention-demanding city of Las Vegas. Our guide for this episode's journey into the brain will be master magician David Copperfield, whose stock and trade is manipulating an audience's attention to produce amazing illusions. Magicians like David understand the psychology of the human mind as well as any lab scientist, and we will ...
  • 2011
  • 00:45:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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Brain Games Language

Ever wondered if language might be more than just words? Or that language is the closest thing humans have to telepathy? Think you understand your own language? Think again. This episode of Brain Games puts your brain to the ultimate test with a series of interactive games and fascinating experiments that reveal you speak volumes every day – without saying a word. ...
  • 2014
  • 00:22:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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Brain Games Intuition

Ever had the strange sensation of just knowing something without being able to say how you know it? Or been bothered by something without knowing why? That tiny feeling is the key to unlocking one of your brain's most powerful abilities: intuition. This episode of Brain Games puts your brain to the ultimate test with a series of interactive games and fascinating ...
  • 2014
  • 00:21:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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Brain Games Battle of the Sexes 2

Girls and boys. Guys and gals. Ladies and Gentlemen. No matter how you say it, it all comes down to the same thing: Male and Female. In this episode the male brain and the female brain go head to head. We're going to pit teams of men and women against each other in a series of games and experiments designed ...
  • 2014
  • 00:22:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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Brain Games Compassion

This is a show about your brain and compassion. Through a series of interactive games and experiments, we'll explore your brain's capacity for compassion and question the motives behind both your selfless and selfish acts. And if you play along you'll discover if you're really born naughty, or nice. So get ready to empathize on Brain Games.
  • 2014
  • 00:21:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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Brain Games Patterns

This is a show about your brain and patterns. We're going to mess with your mind as we put you through a series of games and experiments designed to show you why your brain thinks there's a man in the moon, why the way you get dressed in the morning might not be right, and exactly how patterns and habits ...
  • 2014
  • 00:21:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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Brain Games Risky Business

Are you a born risk-taker? Do you prefer whole-grain cereal or bacon and eggs? Would you rather spend your savings on a house, or put it all in the stock market? Do you typically wait for the crossing signal or just dodge through traffic? Whether it's choosing what to eat for breakfast, where to invest your money, or just when ...
  • 2014
  • 00:21:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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Brain Games Superstitions

This is a show about your brain and superstition. Superstition is a big part of our everyday lives, and the same remarkable power our brain has to learn language, find meaning in chaos and hit home runs makes us believe things that have no basis in reality. We're going to mess with your mind as we put you through a ...
  • 2014
  • 00:22:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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