Brain Games

Brain Games

  • Seasons:
  • 7
The Emmy® Award nominated Brain Games returns with new interactive games and experiments designed to mess with your mind and reveal the inner-workings of your brain. Host Jason Silva teams up with some of the world’s foremost neuroscientists and cognitive scientists to get inside your head for a new season that is even more mind-bending, jaw-dropping and illusion-shattering than ever before.
The Emmy® Award nominated Brain Games returns with new interactive games and experiments designed to mess with your mind and reveal the inner-workings of your brain. Host Jason Silva teams up with some of the world’s foremost neuroscientists and cognitive scientists to get inside your head for a new season that is even more mind-bending, jaw-dropping and illusion-shattering than ever before.

Season 7 (6 episodes)

  • 1. Meet the Brain

    Original air date: 02/14/2016 Runtime: 44:17 min.

    Original air date: 02/14/2016 Runtime: 44:17 min. Get ready to meet your brain. It will engage you, amaze you and help you understand yourself like never before. After all, it’s the one physical system on earth capable of looking at itself.

  • 2. The God Brain

    Original air date: 02/21/2016 Runtime: 44:16 min.

    Original air date: 02/21/2016 Runtime: 44:16 min. Jason Silva travels to Israel to explore “The God Brain.” New research has uncovered that believing in God may be hardwired in our brains.

  • 3. Brains Behaving Badly

    Original air date: 02/28/2016 Runtime: 44:17 min.

    Original air date: 02/28/2016 Runtime: 44:17 min. Jason Silva visits New Orleans where a series of games and experiments show how the brain has an evolutionary predilection toward doing the wrong thing.

  • 4. Life of the Brain

    Original air date: 03/06/2016 Runtime: 44:17 min.

    Original air date: 03/06/2016 Runtime: 44:17 min. Jason Silva heads to the New Jersey Shore to see where your brain started as a baby, where it is going as an adult and into old age.

  • 5. Super Senses

    Original air date: 03/13/2016 Runtime: 44:17 min.

    Original air date: 03/13/2016 Runtime: 44:17 min. Jason Silva leads viewers through a series of games and experiments designed to show that the brain has far more than just five senses.

  • 6. The Survivor Brain

    Original air date: 03/20/2016 Runtime: 44:17 min.

    Original air date: 03/20/2016 Runtime: 44:17 min. Jason Silva meets people who personify the word “survivor,” and puts their brains to the test - revealing common characteristics of survivors and how to tap into the brain’s survival instinct.