What is Reality?
Episode 1 | Why Time Seems to Slow When We Are in Extremes
Why does time seem to slow down when we are in life-threatening situations? Wingsuit pilot Jeb Corliss describes his agonizing experience of time distortion, David explains what is happening in the brain.
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.
David explains how the brain experiences the outside world without ever having seen it.