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Episode Clips

All Is Not as It Seems

David explains how the brain is tricked by the checker shadow illusion.

Episode 1 | Messing with Reality

David Eagleman experiences a new visual reality – with nauseating consequences.

Episode 1 | Brain City

The brain is a vast interconnected network of areas that communicate with each other.

Episode 1 | Our Perception of Reality

David invites subjects to an experiment that demonstrates how much our brains leave out.

Episode 1 | Alternate Realities: Synesthesia

Hannah describes her synesthesia, a condition that fascinates neuroscientists.

Episode 1 | Why Time Seems to Slow When We Are in Extremes

Wingsuit pilot Jeb Corliss describes his agonizing experience of time distortion.

Episode 1 | How the Brain Creates Reality

David explains how the brain experiences the outside world without ever having seen it.

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Who Is in Control?

Learn how the unconscious brain controls much of who we are and what we do.

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