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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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The Brain with David Eagleman, Episode 3, Who Is In Control?
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directed by Nic Stacey, fl. 2007-2015; produced by Nic Stacey, fl. 2007-2015, in The Brain with David Eagleman, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2015), 59 mins

Neuroscientist David Eagleman explores the wonders of the human brain in an epic series that reveals the ultimate story of us, why we feel and think the things we do. The Brain blends science with innovative visual effects and compelling personal stories, and addresses some big questions. By understanding the huma...

directed by Nic Stacey, fl. 2007-2015; produced by Nic Stacey, fl. 2007-2015, in The Brain with David Eagleman, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2015), 59 mins
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Real Thing, Episode 5, The View From Within
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presented by James Burke, 1936-; produced by Mick Jackson, 1943-, in Real Thing, Episode 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1980), 30 mins
James Burke presents six stimulating programmes exploring the workings of the human brain and how our senses are used to interpret what is real, and what is not. His unique style combines philosophy and neurophysiology with an entertaining blend of showbiz.
presented by James Burke, 1936-; produced by Mick Jackson, 1943-, in Real Thing, Episode 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1980), 30 mins
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Your Bleeped Up Brain, Season 1, Episode 4, Fact vs. Fiction
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produced by Red Marble Media, in Your Bleeped Up Brain, Season 1, Episode 4 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2013), 44 mins
"Your Bleeped Up Brain" examines and explains the ways in which human brains - even those of the world's greatest leaders - can't help but be tricked, buy into superstitions, and suffer lapses in memory. We trust our brains to decide what is true or false every day; whether it something we see on TV, read on the i...
produced by Red Marble Media, in Your Bleeped Up Brain, Season 1, Episode 4 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2013), 44 mins
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Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills, Lecture 10, Poor at Probability: Our Innate Innumeracy
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directed by Jonathan Leven, fl. 2006-2012; produced by Tony Hidenrick, fl. 2012-2014, Teaching Company, in Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills, Lecture 10 (Chantilly, VA: Great Courses, 2012), 31 mins
Unfortunately, our brains are horrible when it comes to probability -- and that can often lead to a number of probability-based cognitive biases. See the effects of this flaw, known as innumeracy, in everything from numerology (the supposedly mystical meaning behind numbers) to hot-and-cold streaks in competitive...
directed by Jonathan Leven, fl. 2006-2012; produced by Tony Hidenrick, fl. 2012-2014, Teaching Company, in Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills, Lecture 10 (Chantilly, VA: Great Courses, 2012), 31 mins
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Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 2, It's About Time
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directed by Trey Nelson, fl. 2002-2016; presented by Jason Silva, 1982-; produced by Jason Odell Williams, fl. 2003-2017, National Geographic Film & Television, in Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 2 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2013), 23 mins
Wonder why a watched pot never boils? See how the brain can warp time. Neuroscientist Dr. Chess Stetson explains the oddball effect using a series of pictures. Kittens flash on viewers' screen at the same rate, but when an odd-looking creature with fangs pops up, it appears to stay on the screen for longer. Illusi...
directed by Trey Nelson, fl. 2002-2016; presented by Jason Silva, 1982-; produced by Jason Odell Williams, fl. 2003-2017, National Geographic Film & Television, in Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 2 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2013), 23 mins
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