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Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 6, What You Don't Know
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directed by Michael Nigro, fl. 1996-2017 and Trey Nelson, fl. 2002-2016; presented by Jason Silva, 1982-; produced by Makario Sarsazo, fl. 1994-2016, National Geographic Film & Television, in Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 6 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2013), 23 mins
We're going to put you through a series of tests to show you how surprisingly little your brain understands about the way the world works. You'll be shocked, shaken and left wondering, 'How did I miss that?' Think you can explain how a zipper works, or correctly draw something as simple as a bicycle? If you said y...
directed by Michael Nigro, fl. 1996-2017 and Trey Nelson, fl. 2002-2016; presented by Jason Silva, 1982-; produced by Makario Sarsazo, fl. 1994-2016, National Geographic Film & Television, in Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 6 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2013), 23 mins
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Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 7, Battle of the Sexes
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directed by Trey Nelson, fl. 2002-2016 and Michael Nigro, fl. 1996-2017; presented by Jason Silva, 1982-; produced by Stillman Brown, fl. 2012-2014, National Geographic Film & Television, in Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 7 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2013), 23 mins
Why does it seem like men are from Mars and women are from Venus? Play along as host Jason Silva, with help from renowned biological anthropologist Helen Fisher of Rutgers University, reveals how the male and female brain are different. We'll put real couples head-to-head and brain-to-brain to see how each gender...
directed by Trey Nelson, fl. 2002-2016 and Michael Nigro, fl. 1996-2017; presented by Jason Silva, 1982-; produced by Stillman Brown, fl. 2012-2014, National Geographic Film & Television, in Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 7 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2013), 23 mins
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Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 9, You Decide
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directed by Trey Nelson, fl. 2002-2016; presented by Jason Silva, 1982-; produced by Stillman Brown, fl. 2012-2014, National Geographic, in Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 9 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2013), 23 mins
The human brain makes thousands of decisions a day, whether you realize it or not. On the streets of Las Vegas, Nev., illusionist Apollo Robbins demonstrates choice blindness. Asking participants to pick between two photos, Apollo has them describe which woman in the picture they find most attractive. But with a s...
directed by Trey Nelson, fl. 2002-2016; presented by Jason Silva, 1982-; produced by Stillman Brown, fl. 2012-2014, National Geographic, in Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 9 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2013), 23 mins
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Brain Games, Season 3, Episode 7, Retrain Your Brain
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directed by Michael Nigro, fl. 1996-2017; produced by Stillman Brown, fl. 2012-2014, in Brain Games, Season 3, Episode 7 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2014), 27 mins
This episode of Brain Games puts your brain to the ultimate test with a series of interactive games and fascinating experiments that reveal its hidden mental shortcuts, and we reveal the surprising ways to give your brain a performance boost.
directed by Michael Nigro, fl. 1996-2017; produced by Stillman Brown, fl. 2012-2014, in Brain Games, Season 3, Episode 7 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2014), 27 mins
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Brain Games, Season 3, Episode 10, Follow the Leader
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directed by Michael Nigro, fl. 1996-2017; produced by Mark Edlitz, fl. 1999-2015, in Brain Games, Season 3, Episode 10 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2014), 26 mins
Everyone likes to think they're unique, but like it or not, much of your behavior is influenced by 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 yawn is so contagious, how imitation leads to flattery and how to discover w...
directed by Michael Nigro, fl. 1996-2017; produced by Mark Edlitz, fl. 1999-2015, in Brain Games, Season 3, Episode 10 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2014), 26 mins
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London Taxi Driver Brains
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produced by National Geographic Film & Television (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2015), 3 mins
London Taxi Driver Brains: London taxi drivers are the athletes of memory. To navigate central London, they must create a mental map of the thousands of streets, landmarks, and locations. University of London scientists have been studying the brains of these taxi drivers in order to learn more about memory. They a...
produced by National Geographic Film & Television (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2015), 3 mins
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Brain Games, Season 1, Episode 3, Remember This!
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directed by Jeremiah Crowell, fl. 1997-2015; produced by Holly Taylor, fl. 1997-2017 and George Kralovansky, fl. 1997-2017, National Geographic Film & Television, in Brain Games, Season 1, Episode 3 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2011), 50 mins
With memory, things are not always as they seem: Details go missing, recollections change, and sometimes our brains fill in the blanks and create false visual memories. Our experts are on a mission to find out where memories reside in the brain by examining every millimeter for clues. Investigating every piece of...
directed by Jeremiah Crowell, fl. 1997-2015; produced by Holly Taylor, fl. 1997-2017 and George Kralovansky, fl. 1997-2017, National Geographic Film & Television, in Brain Games, Season 1, Episode 3 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2011), 50 mins
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Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 1, Focus Pocus
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directed by Trey Nelson, fl. 2002-2016; presented by Jason Silva, 1982-; produced by Stillman Brown, fl. 2012-2014, National Geographic Film & Television, in Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 1 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2013), 23 mins
Your peripheral vision is like a cell phone camera from 1998 '- blurry! Host Jason Silva and psychologist Brian Scholl show how concentration can be elusive with some of mind-boggling experiments. While viewers zero in on a football game on the field, most will be surprised to learn that cheerleaders took off thei...
directed by Trey Nelson, fl. 2002-2016; presented by Jason Silva, 1982-; produced by Stillman Brown, fl. 2012-2014, National Geographic Film & Television, in Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 1 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2013), 23 mins
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Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 10, Use It or Lose It
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directed by Michael Nigro, fl. 1996-2017 and Trey Nelson, fl. 2002-2016; presented by Jason Silva, 1982-; produced by Ginna Hoben, 1974-, National Geographic Film & Television, in Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 10 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2013), 23 mins
All 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, wonder junkie Jason Silva and deception specialist Apollo Robbins are going to put your brain to the test with a serious workout. If you play along, you'll come o...
directed by Michael Nigro, fl. 1996-2017 and Trey Nelson, fl. 2002-2016; presented by Jason Silva, 1982-; produced by Ginna Hoben, 1974-, National Geographic Film & Television, in Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 10 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2013), 23 mins
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Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 12, Liar, Liar
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presented by Jason Silva, 1982-; produced by Kristen Sage Rockermann, fl. 2010-2015, National Geographic Film & Television, in Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 12 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2013), 23 mins
Experts say that we lie anywhere from 20 to 200 times a day, even though most people consider themselves to be truthful. In this episode, host Jason Silva and deception specialist Apollo Robbins break down why we lie and what happens in the brain, even though science tells us that the truth is physiologically and...
presented by Jason Silva, 1982-; produced by Kristen Sage Rockermann, fl. 2010-2015, National Geographic Film & Television, in Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 12 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2013), 23 mins
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