Brain Games is a reality television series that discusses and explores the components of the human brain. Hosted by Jason Silva, the show is scripted.The show is interactive, encouraging viewers to participate in experiments, or “brain games”, that emphasize the main points presented in each episode. The series debuted on the National Geographic Channel in 2011 as a special. Neil Patrick Harris was the narrator in the first season. It returned in 2013 as a regular series. Its return as an original series in 2013 set a record for the highest premiere rating for any National Geographic Channel original series with 1.5 million viewers.
Part 1: In Living Color
How can things as simple as color fool you?
Part 2: Laws of Attraction
It shows how attractions come down to basic math.
Part 3: Trust Me
It shows how can you find out who to trust.
Part 4: Battle of the Ages
The mental differences between kids, teens, and adults.
Part 5: Stress Test
Explains how much stress you can handle before you “collapse” under pressure.
Part 6: What’s Going On?
How things aren’t like you think they are.
Part 7: Retrain your Brain
Explains how to make your brain healthier.
Part 8: Mind your Body
Who wins in your life, your body or your brain?
Part 9: In It to Win It
How does competition affect your brain?
Part 10: Follow the Leader
Explains that you follow people instead of on your own.