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Brain Games is a reality TV show that is hosted by Jason Silva. This show demonstrates how easy it is to fool the mind. It is produced to specifically discuss the different parts of the brain, what they do, and how each part can be tricked into believing things that are not true.

This show is full of interactive games and challenges to test your mind. They examine subjects like focus, decisions making and persuasion. It is a fascinating way to investigate how our brain processes information. It also goes into what we see in our vicinity and we behave when confronted with different environments.

This show achieves it goal by using different optical illusions, and brainteasers. This show also encourages the TV viewers to actively participate. This show is not recommended for young children due to subjects that can be considered fearful and strong but bleeped language.

Brain Games is a series that is currently running and has 8 seasons (72 episodes). The series first aired on October 9, 2011.

Where do I stream Brain Games online? Brain Games is available for streaming on National Geographic, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Brain Games on demand at Disney+, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play, iTunes online.

Sunday 8:00 PM et/pt on National Geographic
8 Seasons, 72 Episodes
October 9, 2011
Kids & Family
Cast: Jason Silva
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Brain Games Full Episode Guide

  • Actress Tiffany Haddish and director Jordan Peele join Keegan-Michael Key to play a series of games.

  • Actress Rebel Wilson joins Keegan-Michael Key to explore the power of the subconscious when it comes to falling in love.

  • Keegan-Michael Key welcomes billionaire CEO and reality star Mark Cuban ("Shark Tank") to the show.

  • Actor-musician Jack Black and his Tenacious D bandmate Kyle Gass learn how music affects the brain.

  • Actors Anthony Anderson and Marsai Martin ("Black-ish) face off in a series of games with host Keegan-Michael Key.

  • NFL football player Drew Brees puts his brain to the test with a series of mental challenges exploring how humans have hacked their brains; Keegan and Drew play a game called Draft Day, which shows how the brain must react quickly and be flexible.

  • Actor Ted Danson learns how our brains distinguish fact from fiction in a series of games.

  • Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard go head-to-head in a series of games called the Battle of the Sexes.

  • Jason Silva meets several people in Colorado Springs, Colorado, who personify the word "survivor," and puts their brains to the test in a battery of challenges engineered to demonstrate what it takes to be a super survivor.

  • There's no better place than New York City to mess with your mind. Host Jason Silva leads viewers through a series of games and experiments designed to show that the brain has far more than just five senses, and how each of these work together to influence interactions with the world.

  • Everyone's brain changes throughout life, expanding and contracting, shifting points of views, adjusting perspectives - you wake up every day with a brand new brain. Host Jason Silva heads to the New Jersey Shore to show how the mind's point of view shifts over a lifetime.

  • Host Jason Silva visits New Orleans, Louisiana, to explore the brain and bad behavior. A series of games and experiments demonstrate how the brain has an evolutionary predilection toward doing the wrong thing.

  • Jason Silva travels to Israel to explore "The God Brain." New research has uncovered that believing in God may be hardwired in our brains.

  • A tour through the labyrinthine city of London; a metaphor for your brain and its numerous regions and intricate pathways.

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