Genre: Educational, Science
Premise: This Emmy-nominated series is designed to mess with the ultimate supercomputer. Host Jason Silva reveals how brains process information related to topics like stress, addiction, competition, food, trust and language. Interactive games and hidden-camera experiments capture hilarious and shocking results, and viewers get real-world takeaways -- how to improve memory, get a better night's sleep, make more money -- to use in everyday situations.
S01, E03 (First Aired: Oct. 9, 2011)
From learning number patterns to recognizing faces, learn how the brain creates and stores memories for long and short term use.
S02, E08 (First Aired: May. 27, 2013)
What people see shouldn't always be trusted; mind altering illusions show us that often it's the brain that's to blame and not the eyes.