When you stop and think about it, you're probably not that aware of all of the things you don't understand. The fact is we go through our daily lives feeling pretty confident in our knowledge and understanding of the world, but that confidence is mostly an illusion.

In this episode of Brain Games, we'll show you firsthand just how the "illusion of knowledge" plagues the human brain and why we fall victim, again and again, to the notion that we understand more than we actually do.

Whether you're trying to get to the head of the class, earn the big promotion, or just find a parking spot—every day, you're competing. With yourself So what is it about the human brain that makes you want to win—sometimes at all costs?

In this episode we'll explore your brain and competition through a series of competitions! 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 Stetson explains the oddball effect using a series of pictures. Illusionist Apollo Robbins uses juggling pins to demonstrate what happens when the brain doesn't have enough time to process a large amount of information, while host Jason Silva plays with the speed of sound and light to find out why movies and television shows are sometimes out of sync.

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 don't get to choose is whether you were born a man or a woman - and that flip of the genetic coin will play a huge role in determining how you think about In this episode, we find out once and for all which gender's hard drive is wired better 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.

This is a show about your brain and the widely held myths you believe to be true. Whether it's remembering where you parked the car, or just finding the light switch in the morning, navigating your busy world can be tough.

Luckily your brain has a built-in navigation system to help make sense of your surroundings. In fact, recent discoveries prove that the brain uses place cells and direction cells to help get us to where we're going.

In this episode we explore spatial awareness. It's how your brain tells you where you are. Hollywood filmmakers create mind-bending sensory illusions; an illusion causes people to "feel" via their eyes; one blind man can "see" with his ears.

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 resume.

They even give the exact same answers-but the order of the words in their answers is slightly different. The result? One twin comes off negative, and the other gets the job.

Would you believe that Texas seceded from the U. Probably not, but what if a news reporter with a microphone did? This episode unveils the subtle tactics that advertisers, marketers and con men can use to get you to do what they want, without you noticing.

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.

When it comes to mastering and manipulating attention, some of the world's leading experts aren't scientists; they're magicians like David Copperfield.

While the brain's attention acts a bit like a spotlight to filter and make sense of a busy world, it can be easily controlled and deceived. Copperfield and a team of experts test, trick and fool using an elegant form of attention control.

This is a show about your brain and trust. Does it sometimes seem like you have to be on your guard all the time against untrustworthy advertisers, politicians, and other people?

So how do you maintain a level of trust in an untrustworthy world - and what is trust anyway? Prepare to put your trust in Brain Games. With memory, things are not always as they seem: Details go missing, recollections change, and sometimes our brains fill in the blanks and create false visual memories.

Our experts are on a mission to find out where memories reside in the brain by examining every millimeter for clues. Investigating every piece of the memory puzzle, from how we recognize faces even if they have been digitally distorted to how we can move memories from short-term to long-term storage.

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 relatable experts you'll learn astonishing facts about how you make decisions - and how to get better at making them.

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.

A series of questions where the viewer is asked to give a range for their answer and how confident they would be in it. How the brain discards information when focusing on a certain task or assumes words were there when they were not.

Men and women compete in a series of tasks to see whether their gender makes a difference. Games involving color swatches, putting together pieces to make a shape, following directions on a list, matching faces of people, and packing a trunk.

Illusions highlight how your visual perceptions can be surprisingly off. Scenarios and games involving perspective such as the cube of fire, a distorted chair, the Ames room , and a dining table.

Basketball players put on goggles that distort their perspective. Puzzles involving the spinning ballerina , Einstein's mask, and how resizing a picture can make it look like two different people.

Using anamorphic art to place a cube in a room. The subject of decisions. A demonstration of the paradox of choice in choosing ice cream. A game where the person chooses one of two people, but ends up talking about the other.

Trick questions that can be answered if the person slows down to think about it. A marketing trick where placing an intermediate item in a comparison can trick the person into favoring a certain choice.

An experiment where folks end up finding differences among identical items. The brain can be exercised like muscle. Games and puzzles such as connecting nine dots with three lines, using thinking like a child to come up with creative ideas, another sleight-of-hand trick with Robbins, trick questions, using mnemonics to remember people's names, and solving a puzzle using ordinary items in a way they were not originally designed.

Optical illusions highlight how powerful our minds can really be. Learn how to determine if someone is lying. How can things as simple as color fool you? It shows how attractions come down to basic math.

It shows how can you find out who to trust. The mental differences between kids, teens, and adults. Explains how much stress you can handle before you "collapse" under pressure. How things aren't like you think they are.

Explains how to make your brain healthier. Who wins in your life, your body or your brain? How does competition affect your brain? Everyone likes to think they're unique, but like it or not, much of your behavior is influenced by copying other people.

We're going to mess with your mind as we put you through a series of games and experiments designed to show you why a yawn is so contagious, how imitation leads to flattery and how to discover whether your brain is a born leader ' or a born follower.

Discover if you're compassionate or psychopathic in a series of games and experiments. Discover how addiction affects your brain, and whether addictions are necessary.

Discover how your brain handles language, and why words mean what they do. Are you risk-taking or cautious? Put your betting skills to the test.

It's "male vs. Discover how your brain is designed to believe in various superstitions. Find out that restaurants trick you, and how the looks of food can turn you away. Find out what happens in your brain that causes you to get angry.

Find out how many patterns are in the world, and the pros and cons of patterns. What happens when you make "on-the-fly" decisions in life?

That's the key of intuition. Do you think half-full or half-empty? Watch to learn how to avoid negative thoughts. Watch how easily your brain falls for various scams.

How does 36 hours without sleep affect your brain? Learn the dangers of sleep deprivation. Learn how a simple shift in perspective can change your entire view of the world.

Can a parakeet beat a competitive eater? Watch how humans fare against animals. Learn how important your imagination is to your everyday life.

Take a tour and see how the city of London is just like your brain in a series of games. Jason travels the world to see how the belief in God may be implanted into our brains.

Jason heads to New Orleans to see how the seven deadly sins affect your brain. Outstanding Informational Series or Special.

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In what could be our most ambitious Brain Games experiment ever, we keep 3 volunteers awake for 36 hours in order to answer just that. Your face is pretty remarkable. Whether you've got a baby face, a poker face, or a face only a mother could love And with over 40 muscles twisting and contorting, your face allows you to express a near infinite number of emotions and feelings.

But not only are you capable of making faces -- your brain is also highly adept at recognizing what other peoples' faces are saying to you. In this episode about faces, we're going to mess with your mind and show you that there's more to a face than meets the eye.

And if 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.

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.

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 When you stop and think about it, you're probably not that aware of all of the things you don't understand.

The fact is we go through our daily lives feeling pretty confident in our knowledge and understanding of the world, but that confidence is mostly an illusion.

In this episode of Brain Games, we'll show you firsthand just how the "illusion of knowledge" plagues the human brain and why we fall victim, again and again, to the notion that we understand more than we actually do.

Whether you're trying to get to the head of the class, earn the big promotion, or just find a parking spot—every day, you're competing. With yourself So what is it about the human brain that makes you want to win—sometimes at all costs?

In this episode we'll explore your brain and competition through a series of competitions! 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 Stetson explains the oddball effect using a series of pictures. Illusionist Apollo Robbins uses juggling pins to demonstrate what happens when the brain doesn't have enough time to process a large amount of information, while host Jason Silva plays with the speed of sound and light to find out why movies and television shows are sometimes out of sync.

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 don't get to choose is whether you were born a man or a woman - and that flip of the genetic coin will play a huge role in determining how you think about In this episode, we find out once and for all which gender's hard drive is wired better 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.

This is a show about your brain and the widely held myths you believe to be true. Whether it's remembering where you parked the car, or just finding the light switch in the morning, navigating your busy world can be tough.

Luckily your brain has a built-in navigation system to help make sense of your surroundings. In fact, recent discoveries prove that the brain uses place cells and direction cells to help get us to where we're going.

In this episode we explore spatial awareness. It's how your brain tells you where you are. Hollywood filmmakers create mind-bending sensory illusions; an illusion causes people to "feel" via their eyes; one blind man can "see" with his ears.

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 resume.

They even give the exact same answers-but the order of the words in their answers is slightly different. The result? One twin comes off negative, and the other gets the job.

Would you believe that Texas seceded from the U. Probably not, but what if a news reporter with a microphone did? This episode unveils the subtle tactics that advertisers, marketers and con men can use to get you to do what they want, without you noticing.

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.

When it comes to mastering and manipulating attention, some of the world's leading experts aren't scientists; they're magicians like David Copperfield. David Copperfield explores how we use attention throughout our everyday life.

Former detective Greg Walsh exposes memory weakness in a staged scenario where a guy's camera is stolen and the eyewitnesses provide conflicting accounts of what happened.

Highlights our misconception that your brain is able to focus on everything important at any given time. Games and scenarios involving football and cheerleaders, and a dinner scenario.

Topics on how the brain tries to measure time to speed up or slow down depending on the situation. Games and scenarios involving bullriders , counting intervals, information overload , audio and visual syncing , and a bar trick on snatching money.

Explore how your brain uses and reacts to motion in order to make decisions. Games and scenarios where images appear to be moving a certain way when they are not, sleight-of-hand trick with Apollo Robbins, the effect of sound on perception, and when focusing on one object causes ones in the periphery to move differently.

How fear plays into your perceptions on things. Games and scenarios involving trying to remember things when there is fear involved, how sound effects and music can make a scene look scary.

Silva plays a Russian-roulette type of game where he experiences the powers of dread. Trying to remember objects in a haunted house. Volunteers go into a dark room and encounter creepy things.

How marketers and advertisers manipulate your brain to persuade you. Games and scenarios involving priming , a demonstration involving smashing crates, a guy impersonates a reporter, a game where the viewer chooses the winners of an election based solely on their headshots, and an interview scenario about first impressions.

Topics on how the brain tricks you into thinking you know more than you do. Silva asks a class to try to figure out how a zipper works, and to draw a bicycle, later showing what those designs would actually look like.

A series of questions where the viewer is asked to give a range for their answer and how confident they would be in it. How the brain discards information when focusing on a certain task or assumes words were there when they were not.

Men and women compete in a series of tasks to see whether their gender makes a difference. Games involving color swatches, putting together pieces to make a shape, following directions on a list, matching faces of people, and packing a trunk.

Illusions highlight how your visual perceptions can be surprisingly off. Scenarios and games involving perspective such as the cube of fire, a distorted chair, the Ames room , and a dining table.

Basketball players put on goggles that distort their perspective. Puzzles involving the spinning ballerina , Einstein's mask, and how resizing a picture can make it look like two different people.

Using anamorphic art to place a cube in a room. The subject of decisions. A demonstration of the paradox of choice in choosing ice cream.

A game where the person chooses one of two people, but ends up talking about the other. Trick questions that can be answered if the person slows down to think about it.

A marketing trick where placing an intermediate item in a comparison can trick the person into favoring a certain choice. An experiment where folks end up finding differences among identical items.

The brain can be exercised like muscle. Games and puzzles such as connecting nine dots with three lines, using thinking like a child to come up with creative ideas, another sleight-of-hand trick with Robbins, trick questions, using mnemonics to remember people's names, and solving a puzzle using ordinary items in a way they were not originally designed.

Optical illusions highlight how powerful our minds can really be. Learn how to determine if someone is lying. How can things as simple as color fool you? It shows how attractions come down to basic math.

It shows how can you find out who to trust. The mental differences between kids, teens, and adults. Explains how much stress you can handle before you "collapse" under pressure.

How things aren't like you think they are. Explains how to make your brain healthier. Who wins in your life, your body or your brain?

How does competition affect your brain? Everyone likes to think they're unique, but like it or not, much of your behavior is influenced by copying other people.

We're going to mess with your mind as we put you through a series of games and experiments designed to show you why a yawn is so contagious, how imitation leads to flattery and how to discover whether your brain is a born leader ' or a born follower.

Discover if you're compassionate or psychopathic in a series of games and experiments. Discover how addiction affects your brain, and whether addictions are necessary.

Discover how your brain handles language, and why words mean what they do. Are you risk-taking or cautious? Put your betting skills to the test. It's "male vs. Discover how your brain is designed to believe in various superstitions.

Find out that restaurants trick you, and how the looks of food can turn you away.

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Trick questions that can be answered if the person slows down to think about it. Watch how easily your brain falls for various scams. Jason travels the world to see how the belief in God may be implanted into our brains. Add episode. An experiment where folks end up finding differences among identical items.

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