TV Listings

Print HELP
Cablevision of Woodbury - Digital (11747)
Brain Games
  • thumbnail-/assets/p8822744_n747980_cc_v4_aa/brain-games.jpg?w=100
More Brain Games Pictures

Cast of 'Brain Games'

  • Jason Silva

Brain Games

This Emmy-nominated series is designed to mess with the ultimate supercomputer. Host Jason Silva reveals how brains process information related to topics like stress, addiction, competition, food, trust and language. Interactive games and hidden-camera experiments capture hilarious and shocking results, and viewers get real-world takeaways -- how to improve memory, get a better night's sleep, make more money -- to use in everyday situations.

Premiere:
Oct 09, 2011
Original Network:
National Geographic Channel
  • Rate this show:
    3.9 / 5.0
    Avg. 3.9 (40 ratings)
  • Share

All Upcoming Times for Brain Games

Episode Air Date Channel

Remember This!

S01, E03  (First Aired: Oct. 9, 2011)
From learning number patterns to recognizing faces, learn how the brain creates and stores memories for long and short term use.
  • Sat 8/27
  • 12:00PM-1:00PM
  • 162
  • NatGeo
  •  
  •  
  • 726
  • NatGeo HD

Seeing Is Believing

S02, E08  (First Aired: May. 27, 2013)
What people see shouldn't always be trusted; mind altering illusions show us that often it's the brain that's to blame and not the eyes.
  • Sat 8/27
  • 1:00PM-1:30PM
  • 162
  • NatGeo
  •  
  •  
  • 726
  • NatGeo HD

Liar, Liar

S02, E12  (First Aired: Jun. 24, 2013)
Why humans lie, what goes on in the brain that allows them to do so and why telling the truth is psychologically so much easier.
  • Sat 8/27
  • 1:30PM-2:00PM
  • 162
  • NatGeo
  •  
  •  
  • 726
  • NatGeo HD

Peer Pressure

S05, E08  (First Aired: Mar. 2, 2015)
Brains that may be hardwired to want to fit in.
  • Sat 8/27
  • 2:00PM-2:30PM
  • 162
  • NatGeo
  •  
  •  
  • 726
  • NatGeo HD

Left vs. Right

S05, E02  (First Aired: Jan. 19, 2015)
Separating out the two halves of the brain, to discover examine how the two sides operate, what they really control, and whether or not one side dominates the other.
  • Sat 8/27
  • 2:30PM-3:00PM
  • 162
  • NatGeo
  •  
  •  
  • 726
  • NatGeo HD

Power of Persuasion

S02, E05  (First Aired: May. 6, 2013)
The tricks of persuasion, how advertisers use them and how con-men use these tactics to get you to do what they want.
  • Sat 8/27
  • 3:00PM-3:30PM
  • 162
  • NatGeo
  •  
  •  
  • 726
  • NatGeo HD

Don't Be Afraid

S02, E04  (First Aired: Apr. 29, 2013)
Interactive games and experiments reveal why a healthy dose of fear is good you, as well as why your spine tingles when you are afraid.
  • Sat 8/27
  • 3:30PM-4:00PM
  • 162
  • NatGeo
  •  
  •  
  • 726
  • NatGeo HD

You Decide

S02, E09  (First Aired: Jun. 3, 2013)
A series of interactive games and surprising experiments reveal astonishing facts about how you make decisions and how to get better at making them.
  • Sat 8/27
  • 4:00PM-4:30PM
  • 162
  • NatGeo
  •  
  •  
  • 726
  • NatGeo HD

Imagination

S06, E06  (First Aired: Jun. 29, 2015)
Understanding how you can use your imagination to solve daily problems, tapping into the imaginative process and how to keep good ideas flowing.
  • Sat 8/27
  • 4:30PM-5:00PM
  • 162
  • NatGeo
  •  
  •  
  • 726
  • NatGeo HD

Common Sense

S05, E01  (First Aired: Jan. 19, 2015)
Illusionist Eric Leclerc shows how basic beliefs and perceptions can lead you astray; gravity is put to the test by dropping a watermelon and an egg from four stories up!
  • Sat 8/27
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 162
  • NatGeo
  •  
  •  
  • 726
  • NatGeo HD

What's Going On?

S03, E06  (First Aired: Feb. 3, 2014)
Explore spatial awareness, how our brains communicate and the brain's hardwired sense of direction.
  • Sat 8/27
  • 5:30PM-6:00PM
  • 162
  • NatGeo
  •  
  •  
  • 726
  • NatGeo HD

In It to Win It

S03, E09  (First Aired: Mar. 10, 2014)
Learn what is it about the brain that makes us want to win; Interactive games test your competitive streak, as well as reveal why rivalry can be a good thing.
  • Sat 8/27
  • 6:00PM-6:30PM
  • 162
  • NatGeo
  •  
  •  
  • 726
  • NatGeo HD

Battle of the Sexes

S02, E07  (First Aired: May. 20, 2013)
The ways the male and female brain may be wired differently seen through a series of interactive games, unexpected experiments, and relatable experts.
  • Sat 8/27
  • 6:30PM-7:00PM
  • 162
  • NatGeo
  •  
  •  
  • 726
  • NatGeo HD