How Does the Brain Work? (#503)
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Neuroscientists join Penn and Teller to explore why humans are so easily fooled by magic. 11:02
Using magnetic wands, researchers can control brain functions and treat depression. 10:51
Full Program: Explore the psychology of magic tricks, magnetic wands, artificial intelligence, and more. 53:06
A neuroscientist finds inventive and terror-inducing ways to study the brain. 11:40
Premieres Wednesday, February 2 at 8PM on most PBS stations. 00:31
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Information For Teachers
- Grade Levels
- 6-8, 9-12
- Curricular Areas
- Science & Technology
- Series Length
- 32 episodes
- Average Episode Length
- 56 minutes
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Series Description: This science magazine series features four stories in each themed episode, tackling an array of thought-provoking topics.
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What Are Animals Thinking? (#605)
These episodes of NOVA scienceNOW aired in the last few months on Iowa Public Television.