RI Christmas Lectures 2011

Episode 1
Episode 2
Episode 3
Lecture 1 - What's In Your Head?

Why does your brain look like a giant walnut, how does it fit in enough wiring to stretch four times around the equator and how can a magnet on your head stop you mid sentence?

Professor Bruce Hood gets inside your head to explore how your brain works. He measures the brain’s nerve cells in action, reads someone’s mind from 100 miles away, and reveals how your brain ultimately creates it’s own version of reality… 



Lecture 1 - What's In Your Head? Why does your brain look like a giant walnut and how does it create it’s own version of reality?

Lecture 2 - Who's In Charge Here Anyway? How your brain decides what to trust and what to ignore, without you even realising.

Lecture 3 - Are You Thinking What I'm Thinking? Why our brains are built to read other people’s minds and why we can feel someone else’s pain.

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Executive Producer
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for BBC4, BBC2