Brain Games

This engaging series sizes up the human brain with an intricate succession of interactive experiments to see how easily the brain can be fooled. Facts and fun come together to teach us exactly what lies within your brain. The series examines the secrets to good and evil; strange pathways that connect you to your body, and a hidden “you” controlling your actions without you even realizing it. Delve into topics like focus, fear, persuasion, decision-making and neural fitness and turn your mind’s eye inward for an entertaining and revealing journey into the 3.5 pounds of tissue that make you... you. Produced by National Geographic.

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Brain Games Motion Commotion

Evolving in a world that was 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? We explore the science behind how our brain detects, interprets and reacts to motion, and you’ll see how easily this hard wiring ...
  • 2013
  • 00:22:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/12/2017

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Brain Games 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. Through a series of fun, interactive games and illusions we'll play a few tricks on your eyes to show you how your brain builds your reality. You'll learn an easy way to turn beautiful celebrities into ugly ...
  • 2013
  • 00:22:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/12/2017

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Brain Games Focus Pocus

Think your field of vision is really in focus, or that your brain is focusing on everything happening in front of you? Think you know exactly what is most important at any given moment? Think again. This episode of Brain Games puts your focus and attention to the ultimate test with a series of interactive games and fascinating experiments that reveal how ...
  • 2013
  • 00:22:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/12/2017

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Brain Games Use It Or Lose It

The latest research says that your brain is no different than the muscles in your body – it needs exercise to stay youthful and fit. In this episode, we’re going to put your brain to the test with a serious workout, and if you play along, you’ll come out with a few unexpected ways to boost your mind’s flexibility, concentration ...
  • 2013
  • 00:22:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/11/2017

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Brain Games Power of Persuasion

Every day your brain is being manipulated by marketers, advertisers and political candidates, but did you ever wonder how they do it? This episode of Brain Games reveals the science behind the power of persuasion; the tricks and techniques used every day to influence and control your decisions. You’ll be shocked to see just how simple it is to persuade you, even ...
  • 2013
  • 00:22:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/11/2017

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Brain Games Liar, Liar

It's something you likely do every day. Whether it's telling a little white lie or a serious betrayal, your brain is built to know when tweaking the truth can be beneficial. Think about how many times you've told a lie to spare someone's feelings, or bent the truth to get out of plans. The truth is, we're all liars. In ...
  • 2013
  • 00:22:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/11/2017

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Brain Games Laws of Attraction

In this episode you’ll play along with interactive games that unlock the secrets to attraction, you’ll learn how your brain quickly calculates what’s attractive (or not), and you’ll discover how hidden formulas can predict whom you consider beautiful. You’ll journey into the secrets of long-term relationships, and you’ll play along and discover just what it is that attracts two people ...
  • 2013
  • 00:21:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/01/2016

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Brain Games Retrain Your Brain

Are you stuck with the brain you're born with, or can you improve it? It's easy to upgrade the electronic devices you rely on every day; can you do the same with your brain? The answer might surprise you. This episode of Brain Games puts your brain to the ultimate test with a series of interactive games and fascinating experiments that reveal ...
  • 2013
  • 00:22:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/22/2016

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Brain Games In It to Win It

Whether you're trying to get to the head of the class, earn the big promotion, or just find a parking spot – every day, you're competing. With yourself and with others. So what is it about the human brain that makes you want to win – sometimes at all costs? In this episode we'll explore your brain and competition through ...
  • 2013
  • 00:22:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/21/2016

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Brain Games In Living Color

Think you understand the colours you see every day? Think an apple is actually red, or a leaf is really green? Think again. This episode of Brain Games puts your brain to the ultimate test with a series of interactive games and fascinating experiments that will reveal a shocking truth – colour is just an illusion created by your brain. So get ...
  • 2013
  • 00:21:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/21/2016

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