What is Reality?
Episode 1 | Alternate Realities: Synesthesia
Hannah describes her synesthesia, a reminder that person to person, and brain to brain, our experiences of reality can be quite different.
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.
David invites subjects to an experiment that demonstrates how much our brains leave out.
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.