Season 5, Episode 3 How Does the Brain Work?

First Aired: February 2, 2011

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.

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  • Premiered: January 25, 2005
  • Rating: TV-PG
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  • Premise: A newsmagazine that explores science-related matters. (more)

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