Brain Games is a reality television series that discusses and explores the components of the human brain. Hosted by Jason Silva, the show is scripted.The show is interactive, encouraging viewers to participate in experiments, or "brain games", that emphasize the main points presented in each episode.
Whether you’re a skeptic or a believer in the supernatural, you have to admit there are things out there your brain just can’t quite explain. Get ready for a series of games and experiments designed to test your brain’s sixth sense.
Money is present in every corner of our lives—we earn it, spend it, manage it and often obsess over it, but how well do we really understand it? Play along and you’ll understand why your brain gets excited when you think you’re getting a deal, why there’s no such thing as a free lunch, and how to stop paying more for less.
Your brain makes countless moral decisions every day … but have you ever wondered where your morality comes from? Through a series of thought-provoking games and moral dilemmas, we’ll test the strength of your moral fiber.
In this episode, we’re singling out the two halves that make up the whole brain, to discover how the two sides operate, what they really control, and whether or not one side of your brain dominates the other.
Illusionist Eric Leclerc reveals how your basic beliefs and perceptions can lead you astray. Then we’ll put gravity — and your assumptions — to the test by dropping a watermelon and an egg from four stories up!
If you think you have full control of your thoughts and actions — think again. The clothes you wear, the food you eat and even the way you walk has less to do with you and more to do with everyone else. In this episode, we’ll explore whether your brain is hardwired to want to fit in.