Secrets Of The Brain

May 2017

S1 Ep6 - Who Will We Be?

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Who Will We Be? - Dr Eagleman journeys into the future, and asks what’s next for the human brain, and for our species. Mother nature has evolved a brain that is able to rewire itself according to its environment, which means that as technological ad...

S1 Ep5 - Why Do I Need You?

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Why Do I Need You? - Dr David Eagleman explores how the human brain relies on other brains to thrive and survive. This neural interdependence begins at birth. Dr Eagleman invites a group of babies to a puppet show to showcase their ability to discer...

S1 Ep4 - How Do I Decide

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How Do I Decide? - A journey through the unseen world of decisions, and how they get made. David ponders the choice between mint versus lemon frozen yoghurt to explore the competition between viral neural networks that underpins decisions made in ev...

S1 Ep3 - Who's In Control?

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Who is in Control? - Dr Eagleman competes with a 10 year old world champion in the sport of cup stacking while wearing EEG caps to record their brain activity. Dr Eagleman reveals that everything from attraction to relationships, beliefs to decision...

S1 Ep2 - What Makes Me?

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What Makes Me - Episode two explores the question of how the brain gives rise to our thoughts, emotions, our memories and personality. Philosophers and great thinkers have for millennia pondered the question of how physical stuff can give rise to me...