The Brain with David Eagleman

"The Brain with David Eagleman" is six one-hour episodes that tell the story of the inner workings of the brain and take viewers on a visually spectacular journey into why they feel and think the things they do.

The series, hosted by Dr. David Eagleman, neuroscientist, New York Times best-selling author and a Guggenheim Fellow, will reveal the human story by blending scientific truth with innovative visual effects and compelling personal stories. With barely a brain scanner or a white coat in sight, The Brain focuses on understanding the fundamental truths of what it means to be human now and in the coming centuries, while communicating these elegant and simple ideas as they apply to us and our experiences.

Dr. Eagleman's exciting multi-disciplinary approach has earned him respect — and fans — across the globe. He will take viewers on a fascinating journey through our inner cosmos, exploring the brain's neural landscape while asking profound questions like "What is reality?" and "Who is in control?" He will also look at the darker side of humanity in order to understand why the brain drives us towards certain actions and behaviors.

Previous Episode

Who Will We Be?

Episode 1x06; Nov 18, 2015

Join Dr. Eagleman as he journeys into the future and asks what's next for the human brain and for our species. He speculates that our descendants may be so different from us that we'll be strangers to them.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x06: Who Will We Be?Nov 18, 2015
1x05: Why Do I Need You?Nov 11, 2015
1x04: How Do I Decide?Nov 4, 2015
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