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This episode explores how the human brain relies on other brains to thrive and survive. Dr Eagleman demonstrates how, from as young as ten months old, babies can discern who is trustworthy and who isn't.

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This episode explores how the human brain relies on other brains to thrive and survive. Dr Eagleman demonstrates how, from as young as ten months old, babies can discern who is trustworthy and who isn't.

The human brain is the most complex object we've discovered in the universe, and every day much of its neural circuitry is taken up with the tens of thousands of decisions we need to make. This episode takes a journey through the unseen world of decisions, and how they get made. We start with a simple one - choosing a flavour of frozen yoghurt - and learn that every decision we make is born of a 'winner takes all' competition between rival neural networks.

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brainmedical sciences

The human brain is the most complex object we've discovered in the universe, and every day much of its neural circuitry is taken up with the tens of thousands of decisions we need to make. This episode takes a journey through the unseen world of decisions, and how they get made. We start with a simple one - choosing a flavour of frozen yoghurt - and learn that every decision we make is born of a 'winner takes all' competition between rival neural networks.

This episode explores the great deception that greets us each morning when we wake up - it feels as though we are in conscious control of our lives, but in fact almost every action we take, every decision we make, every belief that we hold is driven by parts of the brain that we have no access to.

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brainmedical sciences

This episode explores the great deception that greets us each morning when we wake up - it feels as though we are in conscious control of our lives, but in fact almost every action we take, every decision we make, every belief that we hold is driven by parts of the brain that we have no access to.

This episode explores the question of how the brain gives rise to our thoughts, emotions, memories and personality. We see how the process of becoming 'you' starts at birth. The brain of a newborn baby is not yet fully developed, instead it grows and shapes itself around life experience.

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This episode explores the question of how the brain gives rise to our thoughts, emotions, memories and personality. We see how the process of becoming 'you' starts at birth. The brain of a newborn baby is not yet fully developed, instead it grows and shapes itself around life experience.

Series in which Dr David Eagleman takes viewers on an extraordinary journey that explores how the brain, locked in silence and darkness without direct access to the world, conjures up the rich and beautiful world we all take for granted.

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Series in which Dr David Eagleman takes viewers on an extraordinary journey that explores how the brain, locked in silence and darkness without direct access to the world, conjures up the rich and beautiful world we all take for granted.

Documentary about the French electronic music duo who created a unique artistic world around them by controlling every aspect of the music creation and hiding their identity.

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Documentary about the French electronic music duo who created a unique artistic world around them by controlling every aspect of the music creation and hiding their identity.

Change was coming to America and the faultlines were no longer ignorable - cities were burning, Vietnam was exploding and disputes raged over equality and civil rights. The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense would, for a short time, put itself at the vanguard of a revolutionary culture that sought to drastically transform the system. This fascinating documentary tracks its rise and the painful lessons wrought when a movement derails.

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Change was coming to America and the faultlines were no longer ignorable - cities were burning, Vietnam was exploding and disputes raged over equality and civil rights. The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense would, for a short time, put itself at the vanguard of a revolutionary culture that sought to drastically transform the system. This fascinating documentary tracks its rise and the painful lessons wrought when a movement derails.

As YouTube celebrates its tenth birthday, vloggers now sell out stadiums and have fanbases boy bands would kill for. Jim Chapman, himself a superstar vlogger with quarter of a billion views of his videos, takes us behind the scenes of the biggest vloggers on the planet.

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As YouTube celebrates its tenth birthday, vloggers now sell out stadiums and have fanbases boy bands would kill for. Jim Chapman, himself a superstar vlogger with quarter of a billion views of his videos, takes us behind the scenes of the biggest vloggers on the planet.

Matt Frei enters the colourful and mad world of presidential hopeful Donald Trump, whose meteoric political rise comes amid one of the most controversial political campaigns America has ever seen

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Matt Frei enters the colourful and mad world of presidential hopeful Donald Trump, whose meteoric political rise comes amid one of the most controversial political campaigns America has ever seen

In the final episode, Richard travels to Madeira to examine what happens to a volcanic island as it nears the end of its life-cycle and starts sinking back into the sea.

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In the final episode, Richard travels to Madeira to examine what happens to a volcanic island as it nears the end of its life-cycle and starts sinking back into the sea.

In the second episode, Fortey travels to the rainforests of Madagascar - an ancient island that has spawned some of the most extraordinary groups of plants and animals anywhere in the world.

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In the second episode, Fortey travels to the rainforests of Madagascar - an ancient island that has spawned some of the most extraordinary groups of plants and animals anywhere in the world.

Three-part series in which Professor Richard Fortey investigates why islands are natural laboratories of evolution and meets some of the unique and remarkable species that live on them.

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Three-part series in which Professor Richard Fortey investigates why islands are natural laboratories of evolution and meets some of the unique and remarkable species that live on them.

Professor Iain Stewart reveals the story behind the Scottish physicist who was Einstein's hero; James Clerk Maxwell. Maxwell's discoveries not only inspired Einstein, but they helped shape our modern world - allowing the development of radio, TV, mobile phones and much more.

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Professor Iain Stewart reveals the story behind the Scottish physicist who was Einstein's hero; James Clerk Maxwell. Maxwell's discoveries not only inspired Einstein, but they helped shape our modern world - allowing the development of radio, TV, mobile phones and much more.

A chance to look back at a classic Horizon special in which James Burke looks at space exploration and exploitation. Originally transmitted in 1984, James begins by looking at the Apollo XI moon landing, before moving on to future space plans for humankind.

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A chance to look back at a classic Horizon special in which James Burke looks at space exploration and exploitation. Originally transmitted in 1984, James begins by looking at the Apollo XI moon landing, before moving on to future space plans for humankind.

The story of the most elegant and powerful theory in science, Albert Einstein's general relativity. It takes us inside the head of Einstein to witness how his idea evolved.

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The story of the most elegant and powerful theory in science, Albert Einstein's general relativity. It takes us inside the head of Einstein to witness how his idea evolved.

On the 15th December, Tim Peake will launch into space to be Britain's first astronaut on board the International Space Station. For the past two years, Tim has been filming a video diary for Horizon showing the risks, pressures and rigorous training required to launch into space. Horizon also talks exclusively to his wife and two children as they prepare to wave him goodbye on his voyage to space.

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On the 15th December, Tim Peake will launch into space to be Britain's first astronaut on board the International Space Station. For the past two years, Tim has been filming a video diary for Horizon showing the risks, pressures and rigorous training required to launch into space. Horizon also talks exclusively to his wife and two children as they prepare to wave him goodbye on his voyage to space.

The final episode of the series visits the frontline of the conflict with the world's top predators, meeting the scientists fighting to save them. Hq Version.

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The final episode of the series visits the frontline of the conflict with the world's top predators, meeting the scientists fighting to save them. Hq Version.

The coast is the dynamic border between land and sea; powered by the tides and thrashed by waves, this is a world of continuous change. Opportunities never last long here, so hunters are always in a race against time. Hq Version

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The coast is the dynamic border between land and sea; powered by the tides and thrashed by waves, this is a world of continuous change. Opportunities never last long here, so hunters are always in a race against time. Hq Version

The open arenas of grassland and desert make up half of all land on our planet. In these exposed habitats, predators like cheetahs, bald eagles and lions can usually see their prey. But it works both ways: their prey can see them too. Hq Version

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The open arenas of grassland and desert make up half of all land on our planet. In these exposed habitats, predators like cheetahs, bald eagles and lions can usually see their prey. But it works both ways: their prey can see them too. Hq Version

Hunger at Sea follows blue whales, sharks, sea lions, frigatebirds, dolphins and albatrosses to reveal the strategies they use to hunt for prey in the big blue.Hq Version

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Hunger at Sea follows blue whales, sharks, sea lions, frigatebirds, dolphins and albatrosses to reveal the strategies they use to hunt for prey in the big blue.Hq Version

Hide and Seek follows tigers, harpy eagles, chimpanzees, army ants and other predators as they rise to the challenge of hunting within the forest - a dense, confusing, three-dimensional world, one in which even finding prey is a maddening task. Hq Version

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Hide and Seek follows tigers, harpy eagles, chimpanzees, army ants and other predators as they rise to the challenge of hunting within the forest - a dense, confusing, three-dimensional world, one in which even finding prey is a maddening task. Hq Version

In the Grip of the Seasons looks at the challenges of hunting in the Arctic, the most seasonal place on Earth. To a predator, seasonal change is a problem. It means that all the parameters of the hunt - the conditions, the strategies, the prey - change too. Hq version

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In the Grip of the Seasons looks at the challenges of hunting in the Arctic, the most seasonal place on Earth. To a predator, seasonal change is a problem. It means that all the parameters of the hunt - the conditions, the strategies, the prey - change too. Hq version

Taking an intimate and detailed look at the remarkable strategies employed by hunters to catch their prey and the hunted to escape. Sir David Attenborough narrates. This is a Higher Quality version.

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Taking an intimate and detailed look at the remarkable strategies employed by hunters to catch their prey and the hunted to escape. Sir David Attenborough narrates. This is a Higher Quality version.

Child preachers in Brazil are attracting large crowds and becoming celebrities, as the country's fast-growing evangelical movement gains religious and political power

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Child preachers in Brazil are attracting large crowds and becoming celebrities, as the country's fast-growing evangelical movement gains religious and political power

Reporter Morland Sanders meets the aid workers trying to reunite children and parents who are trapped on different sides of the frontline in the brutal civil war in South Sudan

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Reporter Morland Sanders meets the aid workers trying to reunite children and parents who are trapped on different sides of the frontline in the brutal civil war in South Sudan

Marcel Theroux investigates the growing national scandal in South Korea of modern-day slaves, many of whom have learning difficulties and worked for years on a remote island chain

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Marcel Theroux investigates the growing national scandal in South Korea of modern-day slaves, many of whom have learning difficulties and worked for years on a remote island chain

Krishnan Guru-Murthy meets the television journalist in Sicily who's risking his life to expose the Mafia bosses whose tentacles still reach far into almost every aspect of life

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Krishnan Guru-Murthy meets the television journalist in Sicily who's risking his life to expose the Mafia bosses whose tentacles still reach far into almost every aspect of life

Reporter Kiki King investigates Mexico's fast-growing, multi-billion-dollar surrogacy industry

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Reporter Kiki King investigates Mexico's fast-growing, multi-billion-dollar surrogacy industry

Reporter Giles Duley visits a remarkable clinic for victims of acid attacks in Bangladesh, and follows one young victim as she rebuilds her life, and the inspirational team helping her

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Reporter Giles Duley visits a remarkable clinic for victims of acid attacks in Bangladesh, and follows one young victim as she rebuilds her life, and the inspirational team helping her

In this uplifting episode, reporter Ade Adepitan meets medics in Malawi who perform 15-minute operations that allow blind people to see

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In this uplifting episode, reporter Ade Adepitan meets medics in Malawi who perform 15-minute operations that allow blind people to see