What is Reality?
Episode 1 | How the Brain Creates Reality
Electrochemical signals travel through dense networks of neurons. The brain scans through this non-stop incoming stream of information in search for patterns which becomes your reality.
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.
Hannah describes her synesthesia, a condition that fascinates neuroscientists.
Wingsuit pilot Jeb Corliss describes his agonizing experience of time distortion.