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Video thumbnail: The Brain with David Eagleman Episode 4 | How Willpower Is Like a Tank of Gas

The Brain with David Eagleman

Episode 4 | How Willpower Is Like a Tank of Gas

The brain has a finite amount of willpower to draw on.

Episode 4 | How Willpower Is Like a Tank of Gas

Video thumbnail: The Brain with David Eagleman Episode 4 | Energy and Judgement

The Brain with David Eagleman

Episode 4 | Energy and Judgement

How the brain’s energy levels can affect a prisoner’s parole hearing.

Episode 4 | Energy and Judgement

Video thumbnail: The Brain with David Eagleman How Do I Decide? | Preview

The Brain with David Eagleman

How Do I Decide? | Preview

A journey through the unseen world of decisions, and how they get made.

How Do I Decide? | Preview

Video thumbnail: The Brain with David Eagleman Who is in Control? | Preview

The Brain with David Eagleman

Who is in Control? | Preview

Every decision we make is driven by parts of the brain that we have no access to.

Who is in Control? | Preview

Video thumbnail: The Brain with David Eagleman Episode 3 | What If We Have No Free Will?

The Brain with David Eagleman

Episode 3 | What If We Have No Free Will?

Using a tank of ping pong balls, David demonstrates why we don’t need to worry.

Episode 3 | What If We Have No Free Will?

Video thumbnail: The Brain with David Eagleman Episode 3 | The Role of Consciousness

The Brain with David Eagleman

Episode 3 | The Role of Consciousness

The unconscious brain is making some decisions on our behalf. So why are we conscious?

Episode 3 | The Role of Consciousness

Video thumbnail: The Brain with David Eagleman Episode 3 | Steered by the Unconscious

The Brain with David Eagleman

Episode 3 | Steered by the Unconscious

The unconscious brain picks up on sexual cues without you even being aware of it.

Episode 3 | Steered by the Unconscious

Video thumbnail: The Brain with David Eagleman Episode 3 | Ian Waterman’s Inspiring Story

The Brain with David Eagleman

Episode 3 | Ian Waterman’s Inspiring Story

Imagine if you couldn't control your body without extraordinary effort.

Episode 3 | Ian Waterman’s Inspiring Story

Video thumbnail: The Brain with David Eagleman Episode 3 | Different People, Different Paths

The Brain with David Eagleman

Episode 3 | Different People, Different Paths

How our genes and our environment send brains off in very different trajectories.

Episode 3 | Different People, Different Paths

Video thumbnail: The Brain with David Eagleman Episode 3 | David Takes on a World Champion

The Brain with David Eagleman

Episode 3 | David Takes on a World Champion

Austin Naber is a world-record holder in cup stacking. How will David fare against him?

Episode 3 | David Takes on a World Champion

Video thumbnail: The Brain with David Eagleman What Makes Me? | Preview

The Brain with David Eagleman

What Makes Me? | Preview

Learn how our personality, memories and sense of self all emerge from neural activity.

What Makes Me? | Preview

Video thumbnail: The Brain with David Eagleman Episode 2 | Your Job Can Reshape Your Brain

The Brain with David Eagleman

Episode 2 | Your Job Can Reshape Your Brain

The brains of London taxi drivers were tracked before, during and after their training.

Episode 2 | Your Job Can Reshape Your Brain

Video thumbnail: The Brain with David Eagleman Episode 2 | Stuck in the Present

The Brain with David Eagleman

Episode 2 | Stuck in the Present

The case of Henry Molaison reveals an important discovery for neuroscience.

Episode 2 | Stuck in the Present

Video thumbnail: The Brain with David Eagleman Episode 2 | Stressed Teens

The Brain with David Eagleman

Episode 2 | Stressed Teens

An experiment in a shop window demonstrates why teens feel far more stressed than adults.

Episode 2 | Stressed Teens

Video thumbnail: The Brain with David Eagleman Episode 2 | Nuns and the Aging Brain

The Brain with David Eagleman

Episode 2 | Nuns and the Aging Brain

A study of nuns’ brains shows us how to best protect our brains as we age.

Episode 2 | Nuns and the Aging Brain

Video thumbnail: The Brain with David Eagleman Episode 2 | Inside a Child's Brain

The Brain with David Eagleman

Episode 2 | Inside a Child's Brain

The process of becoming someone is about pruning back the brain’s connections.

Episode 2 | Inside a Child's Brain

Video thumbnail: The Brain with David Eagleman Episode 1 | Why Time Seems to Slow When We Are in Extremes

The Brain with David Eagleman

Episode 1 | Why Time Seems to Slow When We Are in Extremes

Wingsuit pilot Jeb Corliss describes his agonizing experience of time distortion.

Episode 1 | Why Time Seems to Slow When We Are in Extremes

Video thumbnail: The Brain with David Eagleman Episode 1 | Our Perception of Reality

The Brain with David Eagleman

Episode 1 | Our Perception of Reality

David invites subjects to an experiment that demonstrates how much our brains leave out.

Episode 1 | Our Perception of Reality

Video thumbnail: The Brain with David Eagleman Episode 1 | Messing with Reality

The Brain with David Eagleman

Episode 1 | Messing with Reality

David Eagleman experiences a new visual reality – with nauseating consequences.

Episode 1 | Messing with Reality

Video thumbnail: The Brain with David Eagleman Episode 1 | How the Brain Creates Reality

The Brain with David Eagleman

Episode 1 | How the Brain Creates Reality

David explains how the brain experiences the outside world without ever having seen it.

Episode 1 | How the Brain Creates Reality

Video thumbnail: The Brain with David Eagleman Episode 1 | Brain City

The Brain with David Eagleman

Episode 1 | Brain City

The brain is a vast interconnected network of areas that communicate with each other.

Episode 1 | Brain City

Video thumbnail: The Brain with David Eagleman Episode 1 | Alternate Realities: Synesthesia

The Brain with David Eagleman

Episode 1 | Alternate Realities: Synesthesia

Hannah describes her synesthesia, a condition that fascinates neuroscientists.

Episode 1 | Alternate Realities: Synesthesia

Video thumbnail: The Brain with David Eagleman All Is Not as It Seems

The Brain with David Eagleman

All Is Not as It Seems

David explains how the brain is tricked by the checker shadow illusion.

All Is Not as It Seems

Video thumbnail: The Brain with David Eagleman Episode 2 | Born Unfinished

The Brain with David Eagleman

Episode 2 | Born Unfinished

Human babies are born utterly helpless, compared to many newborn animals. Why?

Episode 2 | Born Unfinished

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