Episode Clips

Episode 4 | The Stroop Test

What happens when messages from two brain networks clash?

Episode 4 | The Trolley Dilemma

Two scenarios that involve very different systems in the brain.

Episode 4 | The Iowa Gambling Task

The science behind "gut" and "hunch" decisions.

Episode 4 | Energy and Judgement

How the brain’s energy levels can affect a prisoner’s parole hearing.

Episode 4 | How Willpower Is Like a Tank of Gas

The brain has a finite amount of willpower to draw on.

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