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VIDEOS

  • Smile Trial show

    Smile Trial

    See what really happens when you smile, and how to spot a fake one.

    (01:34)
  • Jason Silva on Lying show

    Jason Silva on Lying

    Brain Games host Jason Silva links the act of lying to the evolution of survival.

    (01:16)
  • Lying Expert: Daniel Rabicoff show

    Lying Expert: Daniel Rabicoff

    Can you actually beat a lie detector test? Polygraph expert Daniel Rabicoff gives you the definitive answer.

    (01:33)
  • You & Superman show

    You & Superman

    You may not possess all of Superman’s super powers, but there is one thing you share.

    (01:59)
  • Apollo Robbins on Illusion Confusion show

    Apollo Robbins on Illusion Confusion

    Apollo explains how science and magic use illusions differently.

    (01:38)
  • Our Eyes Lie show

    Our Eyes Lie

    Hoop players try shooting basketballs after their spatial sense is altered.

    (01:55)
  • Choice Blindness show

    Choice Blindness

    Take a test to see how your brain lies to you so you can make snap decisions.

    (00:58)
  • The Decoy Effect show

    The Decoy Effect

    See how our decision-making changes when a decoy is thrown into the mix.

    (02:04)
  • Short Circuit show

    Short Circuit

    Deception specialist Apollo Robbins reveals how easily your concentration can be hijacked.

    (01:56)
  • Illusion of Knowledge show

    Illusion of Knowledge

    Our over-confident brains can leave us with a false sense of security about daily decisions.

    (01:12)
  • Train of Thought show

    Train of Thought

    See how your brain free associates during a test of memory.

    (02:42)
  • Jason Silva on Focus show

    Jason Silva on Focus

    The host of Brain Games philosophizes on our evolving attention spans.

    (01:58)
  • Jason Silva on What You Don't Know show

    Jason Silva on What You Don't Know

    Jason Silva wants you to explore the complexities of the technology we use every day.

    (01:24)
  • Your Memory Under Stress show

    Your Memory Under Stress

    A memory matching game pits your ability to remember ... against some added stressors.

    (02:36)
  • Take the Money… and Run? show

    Take the Money… and Run?

    You pass a booth with a basket full of free money. Do you take the money and run, or keep walking?

    (02:29)
  • Brain Box Reactions show

    Brain Box Reactions

    The most powerful game machine ever created.

    (00:30)
  • Are You a Psychopath? show

    Are You a Psychopath?

    Take a test along with a group of partygoers to see if you have psychopathic tendencies.

    (02:48)
  • Statue Trick show

    Statue Trick

    A terrifying experiment tests the fight-or-flight response of unsuspecting passersby.

    (01:47)
  • To Remember or Not to Remember show

    To Remember or Not to Remember

    Think you can’t be fooled? Watch and listen closely as our actors depict a scene that is sure to test your memory skills.

    (03:01)
  • Money to Burn show

    Money to Burn

    We’re selling a twenty-dollar bill, but the amount some people are willing to pay for it might make your head spin. Find out...

    (03:04)