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  • Startle Response show

    Startle Response

    Can you control your involutary reflexes? Here's what happens in your brain when you are surprised.

    (02:57)
  • Thinking Positively In Vegas show

    Thinking Positively In Vegas

    Test subjects holding happy poses are more likely to bet big in Vegas.

    (02:23)
  • Drop into the abyss show

    Drop into the abyss

    What happens to your brain after you go over the edge?

    (02:18)
  • Schadenfreude show

    Schadenfreude

    Do you feel joy at other people's misfortune? Here's why your brain does that.

    (02:25)
  • Divine Interaction show

    Divine Interaction

    How does your brain interact with the divine?

    (01:19)
  • Sensory Stumbling Block show

    Sensory Stumbling Block

    Could you steer the backwards bike? Here's why your brain's instincts take over.

    (01:28)
  • Theory of Mind show

    Theory of Mind

    Do you have the perspective of a child? Here's how your brain develops awareness of other people's minds.

    (02:04)
  • Psychic Phenomena or Not? show

    Psychic Phenomena or Not?

    Illusionist Eric Leclerc needs only a deck of playing cards to make you believe in mind reading.

    (01:06)
  • Prediction Payoff show

    Prediction Payoff

    Risk is often not as risky as it seems if you know how to skew the odds.

    (01:44)
  • Good Vibrations show

    Good Vibrations

    This visually awesome experiment shows the complex patterns of sound waves in sand, letting you see what your brain hears.

    (01:36)
  • Time Travel Telephone show

    Time Travel Telephone

    Jason and some volunteers play a game that uses gestures, grunts, and pictures—the language of our ancestors—to communicate.

    (01:27)
  • Super Speed Word Puzzle show

    Super Speed Word Puzzle

    Play a brain game that helps you tap into a part of your brain you don't normally access.

    (02:48)