Is an apple actually red, or a leaf really green? Think again. With a series of interactive games and fascinating experiments, the shocking truth is revealed that color is just an illusion created by your brain. Find out how!
Journey into the secrets of long-term relationships, and play along to discover what attracts two people together beyond conscious control-including a shocking revelation of the one body part that often predicts compatibility.
This is a show about your brain and stress. You'll see how your brain manages stress and how stress also manages you. From traffic jams to screaming babies, angry bosses to bill payments, you're surrounded by stress every day. But stress has a purpose, and you'll discover why it's a good thing in many situations, even though it can overwhelm you. That said, don't let stress stress you out--there are ways to manage it! Through a series of interactive games and experiments, you'll discover how stress works--and how to handle it better.
Whether it's remembering where you parked the car, or just finding the light switch in the morning, navigating your busy world can be tough. Luckily your brain has a built-in navigation system to help make sense of your surroundings. In fact, recent discoveries prove that the brain uses place cells and direction cells to help get us to where we're going. In this episode we explore spatial awareness. It's how your brain tells you where you are. Through a series of games and experiments we'll test the boundaries of your brain's hardwired sense of direction, and prove ...
It's easy to upgrade the electronics you rely on every day; can you do the same with your brain? Put your brain to the test with a series of interactive games and experiments that reveal hidden mental shortcuts, and how to give enhance it.
Your mind and body are connected in countless ways, and some are more mysterious than others. Discover how your mind and body sometimes work together like the best of friends-and how they sometimes betray each other like the worst of enemies.
What's it about the human brain that makes you want to win--even at all costs? Through a series of competitions, play along as two teams duke it out. Learn what drives you to compete, why some are born competitors, and why it's good for you.
Ever wonder why yawns are so contagious? Like it or not, much of your behavior is influence by copying others. Through a series of games and experiments, discover whether your brain is a born leader--or a born follower.