Episodes

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.

Lecture 2 - Who's In Charge Here Anyway?

Your brain is constantly being bombarded with information, so how does it decide what to trust and what to ignore, without you even being aware?

Professor Bruce Hood tests the limits of our memory, finds out how we learn, how our brain takes shortcuts and why multi-tasking can be dangerous. Bruce will make you say the wrong thing and fail to see what's right in front of you. Can you really believe your eyes? Possibly not… 

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for BBC4, BBC2