Brain Games

  • Score 8.3
  • Premiered: Oct 2011
  • Episodes: 59
  • Followers: 213
  • Rank #1554
  • Ended
  • National Geographic
  • Monday at 9


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Season 2 Discuss
Focus Pocus
Air date
Apr 22, 2013
Think your field of vision is really in focus, or that your brain is focusing on everything happening in front of you? Think again. Brain Games reveal; the secrets behind the mysteries of focus and attention.
It's About Time
Air date
Apr 22, 2013
Ever wonder why a watched pot never boils? See how the brain can actually warp and shift time, giving a false impression of the order and the speed of events. Neuroscientist Dr. Chess .. show full overview
Motion Commotion
Air date
Apr 29, 2013
This is a show about your brain and how it perceives motion. Evolving in a world that is constantly moving, the human brain had to develop a pretty sophisticated sense of motion in order .. show full overview
Don't Be Afraid
Air date
Apr 29, 2013
Our experts examine the brain's internal tug of war between fear and rationalization. Whether boarding an airplane or walking down a spooky street at night, we'll see how dread and .. show full overview
Power of Persuasion
Air date
May 06, 2013
By exposing us to specific stimuli, Jason Silva can prime our brains to respond in certain ways. See how identical twins interview for the same job, in the same clothes, with the same .. show full overview
What You Don't Know
Air date
May 13, 2013
Bet you could explain something as basic as how a zipper works? Or correctly draw something as simple as a bicycle? If you said yes, you likely bet wrong... but don't worry it's not just .. show full overview
Battle of the Sexes
Air date
May 20, 2013
From the second you're born, you're a unique individual. You'll make choices about your friends, your career, your relationships, where you live, and how you dress. But one thing you .. show full overview
Seeing is Believing
Air date
May 27, 2013
Seeing is believing, right? Not necessarily. It all depends on your perspective. In this episode of Brain Games, mind-bending illusions will show you the ways in which your visual perceptions can be surprisingly off.
You Decide
Air date
Jun 03, 2013
Every time you make a decision, your brain enters an often invisible battle between risk and reward. Through a series of addictive interactive games, surprising experiments, and .. show full overview
Use It or Lose It
Air date
Jun 10, 2013
All the latest research says that your brain needs exercise to stay youthful and fit. Wonder junkie Jason Silva and deception specialist Apollo Robbins are going to put your brain to the test with a serious workout.
Illusion Confusion
Air date
Jun 17, 2013
Brain Games reveals how optical illusions are a great way of showing the powerful mechanisms at work that allow your brain to perceive three dimensions.
2x12 Season finale
Liar, Liar
Air date
Jun 24, 2013
Host Jason Silva and deception specialist Apollo Robbins break down why we lie and what happens in the brain, even though science tells us that the truth is physiologically and neurologically easier.

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