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Join host Jason Silva in interactive games and experiments to explore your brain's capacity for compassion. Discover if you were born naughty or nice and explore the chances of finding a psychopath among your family and friends.
Learn all about addictions and why some can actually be good for you. Find out why you can't stop checking your phone and why that awful pop song gets stuck in your head. And, discover one of the most addictive sounds in the world.
Discover how language is the closest thing humans have to telepathy and how you communicate without words every day. Guest Sri Sarma, a biomedical-engineer from John Hopkins University, leads a discovery of language and how humans create meaning.
Nearly every choice you make involves some calculated risk. Explore how your brain evaluates risk in everyday situations and discover why we're all born as risk-takers. Learn to assess risk like your life depends on it, because it does.
Find out how the male brain and female brain differ when they are pitted against each other in games and experiments. Learn which gender is victorious in the battle of the sexes.
Learn about your superstition and why humans believe in things that have no basis in reality. Discover why your brain may be hardwired to be superstitious and if it's possible to read minds.
Discover the brain's role in your choice of food and what makes you hungry. Through interactive games and experiments, you will learn why you overeat and whether taking comfort in comfort food is good for you.
What if getting angry had less to do with what's going on around you, and more to do with what's going on inside your brain? Explore why your brain gets angry and what you can do about it.
Have you ever noticed that life is a series of routines, done in the same order, day after day? Whether you realize it or not, your daily routine is really a pattern. Learn how, when processing the world, your brain is always filling in the blanks.
The power of intuition--when you know something to be true without knowing why--is one of the mind's greatest mysteries. Test your intuition and learn how your brain makes decisions without you having to think about it.
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