Backward Bike Challenge 🚴🏿‍♂️ | Brain Games

JASON: BRAIN GAMES HAS SET NEW YORK CITY ON A SUPER SENSE COLLISION COURSE. WE’VE OFFERED $100 TO ANY OF OUR FANS IN TIMES SQUARE WHO CAN CONQUER THIS BACKWARDS BIKE. JASON: HOW’S YOUR DAY GOING? CHRIS: SO FAR, SO GOOD. JASON: HOW OLD ARE YOU? JABEZ: I’M ELEVEN. JASON: YOU’RE GONNA BE RIDING THIS BIKE ABOUT 20 FEET THAT…

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Will You Watch This Video About Procrastination Now … or Later? | Brain Games

JASON: Let’s play a simple game to test your brain’s so-called slothful instinct to procrastinate. First, pay attention to the little yellow dot inside the diamond on the screen. Our dot is going to move once… twice… and can you recall where it started two moves ago? That’s easy. It was up top. Now we’ll keep moving this dot around…

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One Photo: Three Ages | Brain Games

JASON SILVA: WE’RE ON VACATION, LOOKING AT HOW THE BRAIN CHANGES AND ADAPTS OVER A LIFETIME. HERE’S A QUICK BRAIN GAME THAT SHOWS YOU HOW OUR BRAIN MAKES SNAP JUDGMENTS ABOUT WHERE WE ARE ON THAT LIFELINE JUST BY HOW WE LOOK. FROM YOUNGEST TO OLDEST, TELL US: WHAT ORDER WOULD YOU PUT THIS BOY’S PHOTOS IN? GOT YOUR ANSWER?…

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How Your Brain Is Getting Hacked: Facebook, Tinder, Slot Machines | Tristan Harris

One thing we don’t talk about is that—it’s sort of hard to talk about this—our minds have theses kind of back doors. There’s kind of—if you’re human and you wake up and you open your eyes there is a certain set of dimensions to your experience that can be manipulated. When I was a kid I was a magician, and…

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Is A Brain Dead Person Actually Dead?

On TV you hear the term vegetive state and coma and brain death all the time in medical shows. But what do these terms actually mean? Hey brainiacs, Trace here for DNews. For non-medical people, the terms “vegetative state,” “coma,” and “brain dead” are used interchangeably, but they’re not synonymous and there are very important distinctions. People in a vegetative…

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Is globalization actually disempowering? | Yann Martel

I don’t think that globalization, globalism, this idea that the world is a village is true. In fact it’s remarkable how culture bound we are. And that’s not a limitation, that’s just a feature of us as a species. We are animals and animals operate based on their empirical senses. So take a deer in a forest. A deer in…

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