Nova ScienceNow: Season 5, Episode 3

How Does the Brain Work? (2 Feb. 2011)

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Nova ScienceNow examines how the brain works. It looks at magicians tricking the brain, engineers who are building an A.I. capable of playing Jeopardy, and scientists who are modifying ... See full summary »

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Jose-Manuel Alonso ...
Himself - State University of New York
Hannah Bosley ...
Herself - Synesthete
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Himself - MIT
Emily Burdett ...
Herself - Synesthete
David Eagleman ...
Himself - Neuroscientist
David Ferrucci ...
Himself - IBM Research
Mark George ...
Himself - Medical University of South Carolina
David Gondek ...
Himself - IBM Research
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Himself - Magician
Mac King ...
Himself - Magician
Angela Lin ...
Herself - Synesthete
Stephen Macknik ...
Himself - Barrow Neurological Institute
Susana Martínez-Conde ...
Herself - Barrow Neurological Institute
Alvaro Pascual-Leone ...
Himself - Harvard Medical School
...
Himself - Magician
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Nova ScienceNow examines how the brain works. It looks at magicians tricking the brain, engineers who are building an A.I. capable of playing Jeopardy, and scientists who are modifying behavior by electronic stimulation of the brain. It also profiles neuroscientist David Eagleman. Written by Shatterdaymorn

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