NOVA: Your Brain

NOVA takes a deep dive into Your Brain to explore how your brain creates your reality, and the tricks your brain uses to keep you alive!

Two-part series premieres May 17th at 8:00pm

How does your brain create your reality? Are you in control, or is your brain controlling you? Discover the surprising answers based on the latest research in this eye-opening journey into the human brain with neuroscientist Heather Berlin. Your brain – for centuries a black box – is slowly giving up its secrets to modern neuroscience, shedding light on big questions that go to the very heart of who you are.

In episode one, "Perception Deception," join neuroscientist Heather Berlin on a quest to understand how your brain shapes your reality, and why you can’t always trust what you perceive. Learn the surprising tricks and shortcuts the brain takes to help us survive.

Episode two, "Who's in Control" on May 24th, examines the latest research on the subconscious. Sleepwalking, anesthesia, game theory, and more reveal surprising insights in this eye-opening journey to discover what’s really driving the decisions you make.



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