What is Reality?
Episode 1 | Our Perception of Reality
David invites subjects to recreate an experiment that demonstrates how much our brains leave out of our perception of reality. One brief look is enough for the brain to model a picture of the situation but just how detailed it that model?
David explains how the brain is tricked by the checker shadow illusion.
David Eagleman experiences a new visual reality – with nauseating consequences.
The brain is a vast interconnected network of areas that communicate with each other.
Hannah describes her synesthesia, a condition that fascinates neuroscientists.
Wingsuit pilot Jeb Corliss describes his agonizing experience of time distortion.
David explains how the brain experiences the outside world without ever having seen it.