Who Is in Control?
Dr. David Eagleman explores the great deception that greets us each morning when we awake: it feels as though we are in conscious control of our lives but the truth is that we are not. Instead almost every action, every decision, every belief that we hold is driven by parts of the brain that we have no access to.
The unconscious brain picks up on sexual cues without you even being aware of it.
How our genes and our environment send brains off in very different trajectories.
Imagine if you couldn't control your body without extraordinary effort.
Austin Naber is a world-record holder in cup stacking. How will David fare against him?
The unconscious brain is making some decisions on our behalf. So why are we conscious?
Using a tank of ping pong balls, David demonstrates why we don’t need to worry.