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How Do I Decide

   2015    Medicine
The human brain is the most complex object we’ve discovered in the universe, and every day much of its neural circuitry is taken up with the tens of thousands of decisions we need to make. ‘How do I decide?’ is a journey through the unseen world of decisions, and how they get made. Decisión-making is what allows us to navigate a course through life. Discover how important emotions are in making decissions and, as we learn more about our own brains, we can break away from slavery to our impulses. Neuroscience shows that you're made up of multiple competing drives and by understanding how choices battle it out in the brain, we can learn how to make better decisions.
Series: The Brain with David Eagleman

Dark Net Rewire

   2016    Technology
The Internet enables us to connect with people, images and information in ways that were unimaginable 30 years ago. But with every click we are re-wiring the physical structure of our brains. Are we evolving or actively de-evolving down a dopamine-laced click-hole? In this episode meet a 17-year-old boy struggling with an addiction to online pornography; autistic technologists in Silicon Valley who are turning their genetic variation to an advantage; plus, Nootropics, a class of cognition-enhancing supplements that claims to rewire the brain.
Series: Dark Net

Elvis Presley: The Searcher
Elvis Presley: The Searcher

   2018    History
Planet Earth
Planet Earth

   2007    Nature
The Nazis, A Warning From History
The Nazis, A Warning From History

   1997    History
The Human Body
The Human Body

   1998    Medicine
Leaving Neverland
Leaving Neverland

   2019    Culture
Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle
Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle

   2018    History
Love On The Spectrum
Love On The Spectrum

   2019    Culture
How to Grow a Planet
How to Grow a Planet

   2012    Science