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This Emmy-nominated series is designed to mess with the ultimate supercomputer. Host Jason Silva reveals how brains process information related to topics like stress, addiction, competition, food, trust and language. Interactive games and hidden-camera experiments capture hilarious and shocking results, and viewers get real-world takeaways -- how to improve memory, get a better night's sleep, make more money -- to use in everyday situations.

Latest episodes

aired 3 days ago
Separating out the halves of the brain to discover examine how the two sides operate, what they really control, and whether or not one side dominates the other.
aired 3 days ago
The daily battle between attention and distraction happening inside your brain through a series of addictive interactive games, unexpected experiments, and relatable experts.
aired 3 days ago
A series of fun, interactive games that show how little knowledge the brain can hold and why we think we know more than we do.
aired 3 days ago
Interactive games and experiments that raise the human brain's fitness to the next level, giving your brain the exercise it needs.
aired 3 days ago
Discover the inner workings of your brain and how we perceive 3D images with these optical illusions to mess with your mind; also find out what special ability we share with Superman.
aired 3 days ago
Explore your brain and how it doesn't always act its age through a series of games and experiments; discover how daily routines could be affecting and rapidy aging your brain... and learn how to slow it down.
aired 3 days ago
Astounding experiments and interactive games reveal that colors may be nothing more than illusions created in the brain.
airs in 11 days
What people see shouldn't always be trusted; mind altering illusions show us that often it's the brain that's to blame and not the eyes.
aired 3 days ago
Understanding money and why your brain gets excited when you think you are receiving a deal; how to stop paying more for less.
aired 3 days ago
Experiments and tests reveal how our brains and stomachs are linked, why we like the food we do and why we find some foods more comforting than others.
aired 10 days ago
Hollywood filmmakers create mind-bending sensory illusions; an illusion causes people to "feel" via their eyes; one blind man can "see" with his ears.
aired 10 days ago
World famous magician David Copperfield and other experts show how we can trick the mind using an elegant form of attention control.
aired 10 days ago
Why humans lie, what goes on in the brain that allows them to do so and why telling the truth is psychologically so much easier.
aired 10 days ago
Explore spatial awareness, how our brains communicate and the brain's hardwired sense of direction.
aired 206 days ago
Actor Ted Danson learns how human brains distinguish fact from fiction in a series of games.
aired 206 days ago
Actor-musician Jack Black and his Tenacious D bandmate Kyle Gass learn how music affects the brain.
aired 206 days ago
Actors Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard face off in a series of Battle of the Sexes games designed to illustrate the differences between female and male brains.
aired 208 days ago
Actress Rebel Wilson joins Keegan-Michael Key to explore the power of the subconscious when it comes to falling in love.
aired 213 days ago
NFL football player Drew Brees puts his brain to the test with a series of mental challenges exploring how humans have hacked their brains; Keegan and Drew play a game called Draft Day, which shows how the brain must react quickly and be flexible.
aired 213 days ago
Actors Anthony Anderson and Marsai Martin ("Black-ish) face off in a series of games with host Keegan-Michael Key.
aired 215 days ago
Keegan-Michael Key welcomes billionaire CEO and reality star Mark Cuban ("Shark Tank") to the show.

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