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Nova scienceNow Episode: "How Does the Brain Work?"

Season 5, Episode 3
Episode Synopsis: How the brain works, featuring illusionists Penn and Teller and sleight-of-hand artist Apollo Robbins in a segment on the processing of visual information; humorist Mo Rocca learning firsthand about mind control; and neuroscientist David Eagleman demonstrating how the brain constructs reality. Also: how programming computers to mimic the human thought process is revealing new insights into the brain.
Original Air Date: Feb 2, 2011

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Season 5, Episode 3
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Length: 52:44
Aired: 2/2/2011
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Premiered: January 25, 2005, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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