Brain Games


Season 3 Episode 20 - Intuition

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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 experiments that reveal you should stop thinking with your head and listen to your gut.
Episodes 2016

S3 Ep19 - Battle Of The Sexes 2

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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 to mess with your mind and show you how the genders are not created equally, from how we talk, to how we listen, and especially how we think. So which gender will tak...

S3 Ep18 - Anger

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Anger - What makes you angry? Is it that woman texting in traffic? What about that kid who screwed up your coffee order? Or perhaps it's that email from your boss? Whether it's full blown road rage or just the constant frustration at life's little inconveniences, we all feel a little bit of anger every day. But what if getting angry in the first place had less to do with what's going outside, and more to do with what's going on inside your brain? In this episode we'll explore why your brain get...

S3 Ep17 - Compassion

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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 empathise. (S.3 Ep.17) (From the US) (Documentary Series) G

S3 Ep16 - Patterns

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Patterns - This episode will 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 rule your world. You'll discover that what you think of as free will, might really be habit; that sometimes the easiest way to hear a sound, is to see it; and you'll discover the good side and the bad side of habits. Prepare ...

S3 Ep15 - Superstitions

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Superstitions - Superstitions are a part of everyday life, and the same remarkable power the brain has to learn language, find meaning in chaos, and hit home runs makes us believe things that have no basis in reality. Brain Games mess with your mind to reveal how the brain may be hardwired to be superstitious. (S.3 Ep.15) (From the US) (Documentary Series) PG

S3 Ep14 - Language

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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. So get ready to speak your mind. (S.3 Ep.14) (From the US) (Documentary Series) G

S3 Ep13 - Addictions

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Addictions - We all have things we say we can't live without: like coffee, smart phones and social media. But do we really need all of those things? Or on some deep level are we addicted to them? In this episode, learn why you can't stop checking your phone, why that awful pop song gets stuck in your head, and why some addictions might be the best thing that's ever happened to you. (S.3 Ep.13) (From the US) (Entertainment Series) PG

S2 Ep12 - Battle Of The Sexes

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Battle Of The Sexes - Facts and fun come together to teach us exactly what lies within your brain. This 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 realising it. Delve into topics like focus, fear, persuasion, decision-making and neural fitness and turn your mind’s eye inwards, for an entertaining and revealing journey. (From the US) (Entertainment Series) G

S3 Ep12 - Risk

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Risk - Whether it's choosing what to eat for breakfast, where to invest your money, or just when to cross the street, nearly every choice you make involves some sort of calculated risk. In this episode we explore how your brain evaluates risk. Through a series of games and experiments, we'll prove to you that when it comes to placing big bets, your brain can be unpredictable. (S.3 Ep.12) (From the US) (Entertainment Series) PG