What Makes Me?
Episode 2 | Born Unfinished
Many newborn animals are born ready for the world, compared to human babies who are born helpless. The unfinished brains of young humans allows them to develop and adapt to whichever environments they are born into.
Episode 2 | Stressed Teens
An experiment in a shop window demonstrates why teens feel far more stressed than adults.
Episode 2 | Your Job Can Reshape Your Brain
The brains of London taxi drivers were tracked before, during and after their training.
Episode 2 | Nuns and the Aging Brain
A study of nuns’ brains shows us how to best protect our brains as we age.
Episode 2 | Inside a Child's Brain
The process of becoming someone is about pruning back the brain’s connections.
Episode 2 | Stuck in the Present
The case of Henry Molaison reveals an important discovery for neuroscience.