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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.

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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.
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Actress Rebel Wilson joins Keegan-Michael Key to explore the power of the subconscious when it comes to falling in love.
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Actors Anthony Anderson and Marsai Martin ("Black-ish) face off in a series of games with host Keegan-Michael Key.
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Actor-musician Jack Black and his Tenacious D bandmate Kyle Gass learn how music affects the brain.
airs in 4 days
Actor Ted Danson learns how human brains distinguish fact from fiction in a series of games.
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Keegan-Michael Key welcomes billionaire CEO and reality star Mark Cuban ("Shark Tank") to the show.
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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 39 days ago
Host Keegan-Michael Key explores the inner workings of the brain with celebrity guests.
aired 171 days ago
From learning number patterns to recognizing faces, learn how the brain creates and stores memories.
aired 171 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 171 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 394 days ago
Jason Silva meets several people in Colorado Springs, Colorado, who personify the word "survivor", and puts their brains to the test.
aired 401 days ago
Hidden senses in the brain.
aired 408 days ago
Jason Silva heads to the New Jersey Shore to show how the mind's point of view shifts over a lifetime.
aired 437 days ago
New research has uncovered that believing in God may be hardwired in our brains.
aired 444 days ago
A tour through the labyrinthine city of London; a metaphor for your brain and its numerous regions and intricate pathways.
aired 451 days ago
Discovering the reason why brains may be wired to believe everything a person hears; convincing people with one word.
aired 818 days ago
Comparing animal and human brains in a series of unique competitions to see how our brains stack up against those of other species.
aired 818 days ago
Learn how thinking positively can change your thoughts, your reality and can even change your life.
aired 832 days ago
Interactive games and experiments show how the brain is deceived; how scammers and con artists use the brains flaws to their advantage.
aired 832 days ago
Understanding how you can use your imagination to solve daily problems, tapping into the imaginative process and how to keep good ideas flowing.

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