The Brain with David Eagleman

Episode 2 | Inside a Child's Brain

Clip: Episode 2 | 1m 59s

A typical 2-year-old is building 2 million new connections every second, but after the age of two this growth is halted, and a process of pruning begins. The process of becoming someone is about pruning back the brain’s connections.

Aired: 10/21/15

Rating: TV-PG

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What's the story of one of our body's most complex organs? In this interactive, viewers can explore clips from each of the six episodes of The Brain with David Eagleman. Grades: 9-13+

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