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In a compelling and at times disturbing series, Dr Michael Mosley explores the brutal history of experimental psychology.To begin, Michael traces the sinister ways this science has been used to try to control our minds.

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In a compelling and at times disturbing series, Dr Michael Mosley explores the brutal history of experimental psychology.To begin, Michael traces the sinister ways this science has been used to try to control our minds.

In this film, Michael investigates how scientists have struggled to understand that most irrational and deeply complex part of our minds - our emotions.

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In this film, Michael investigates how scientists have struggled to understand that most irrational and deeply complex part of our minds - our emotions.

Dr Michael Mosley concludes his series exploring the brutal history of experimental psychology by looking at how experiments on abnormal brains have revealed the workings of the normal brain.

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Dr Michael Mosley concludes his series exploring the brutal history of experimental psychology by looking at how experiments on abnormal brains have revealed the workings of the normal brain.

  • The Men Who Made Us Spend

Why do we buy what we buy? Jacques Peretti investigates consumerism and the people who try and shape the public's appetites

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Why do we buy what we buy? Jacques Peretti investigates consumerism and the people who try and shape the public's appetites

Jacques Peretti reveals how fear is used by marketers to drive consumer spending.

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Jacques Peretti reveals how fear is used by marketers to drive consumer spending.

We learn how selling to children makes childlike consumers of us all.

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We learn how selling to children makes childlike consumers of us all.

  • The Secret Life of Buildings

  • Channel 4

Tom Dyckhoff explores the impact the design of buildings can have on us - on our identity and self-esteem, and on relationships, our chances at school, and even our weight and immune system

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Tom Dyckhoff explores the impact the design of buildings can have on us - on our identity and self-esteem, and on relationships, our chances at school, and even our weight and immune system

Dyckhoff explores how the design of our homes works secretly to influence our behaviour. Light, room size, layout, proportion and materials all have measurable effects on our lives. So why do we accept the smallest windows and the smallest room sizes in Europe? And what can we do about it?

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Dyckhoff explores how the design of our homes works secretly to influence our behaviour. Light, room size, layout, proportion and materials all have measurable effects on our lives. So why do we accept the smallest windows and the smallest room sizes in Europe? And what can we do about it?

Our workplace - from schools to offices and factories - should inspire us, motivate us and bring out the best of our abilities. But are these spaces doing just the opposite?

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Our workplace - from schools to offices and factories - should inspire us, motivate us and bring out the best of our abilities. But are these spaces doing just the opposite?

Tom Dyckhoff looks at how we're affected by the design of buildings we visit in our leisure time. He argues that architects are now designing buildings that are all about spectacle and cheap thrills (however expensive to build), and have forgotten the true purpose of 'play': to bring people together for a communal experience.

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Tom Dyckhoff looks at how we're affected by the design of buildings we visit in our leisure time. He argues that architects are now designing buildings that are all about spectacle and cheap thrills (however expensive to build), and have forgotten the true purpose of 'play': to bring people together for a communal experience.

  • The Secret Life of Students

  • Channel 4

Following students in their first year of university.

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Following students in their first year of university.

The Secret Life of Students follows 12 freshers in their first year at university, exploring the drama of their new experiences and sharing their texts, tweets, pictures, videos and status updates

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The Secret Life of Students follows 12 freshers in their first year at university, exploring the drama of their new experiences and sharing their texts, tweets, pictures, videos and status updates

This episode explores how the students cope making new friends and finding love and whether they can maintain long-distance relationships with girlfriends and boyfriends back home.

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This episode explores how the students cope making new friends and finding love and whether they can maintain long-distance relationships with girlfriends and boyfriends back home.

Hassan is a bit of a mummy\'s boy. He\'s expected to phone home every day, and if he doesn\'t his mum starts calling and texting him to check he\'s okay.

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Hassan is a bit of a mummy\'s boy. He\'s expected to phone home every day, and if he doesn\'t his mum starts calling and texting him to check he\'s okay.

The freshers approach the end of their first term. How well have they really settled in? Have they worked out the magic formula to balance a life of partying, studying, paying the bills and living with a group of students

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The freshers approach the end of their first term. How well have they really settled in? Have they worked out the magic formula to balance a life of partying, studying, paying the bills and living with a group of students

Michael Mosley takes an informative and ambitious journey exploring how the evolution of scientific understanding is intimately interwoven with society's historical path.

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Michael Mosley takes an informative and ambitious journey exploring how the evolution of scientific understanding is intimately interwoven with society's historical path.

Taking his clues from archaeology, modern laboratory experiments, historical criminology and literature, psychologist Steven Pinker traces the social and neurobiological roots of human violence and asks, ‘Are human beings becoming less violent? And if so, why?’

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Taking his clues from archaeology, modern laboratory experiments, historical criminology and literature, psychologist Steven Pinker traces the social and neurobiological roots of human violence and asks, ‘Are human beings becoming less violent? And if so, why?’

Documentary series. Psychologist Steven Pinker examines the evidence behind the argument that the world is becoming more peaceful, including whether income equality and sport curb violence.

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Documentary series. Psychologist Steven Pinker examines the evidence behind the argument that the world is becoming more peaceful, including whether income equality and sport curb violence.

Aleks examines social networks and asks how they're changing our relationships.

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Aleks examines social networks and asks how they're changing our relationships.

Two-part documentary series which goes inside the fast and fiercely competitive world of financial traders to meet the men and women who play the markets in London, New York, Chicago and Amsterdam.

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Two-part documentary series which goes inside the fast and fiercely competitive world of financial traders to meet the men and women who play the markets in London, New York, Chicago and Amsterdam.

Introducing the new breed of trader - the British men and women who play the financial markets from their kitchens, sofas and bedrooms. Thanks to online trading technology, anyone with an internet connection and some cash to spare can attempt to reap the rich rewards that can come from trading.

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Introducing the new breed of trader - the British men and women who play the financial markets from their kitchens, sofas and bedrooms. Thanks to online trading technology, anyone with an internet connection and some cash to spare can attempt to reap the rich rewards that can come from trading.

Amy Hardie's personal film follows a year in her life as she comes to terms with vividly dreaming of her own death.

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Amy Hardie's personal film follows a year in her life as she comes to terms with vividly dreaming of her own death.

The story of a young man suffering from severe post-traumatic stress disorder, and his last chance of recovery, using dolphin-assisted therapy.

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The story of a young man suffering from severe post-traumatic stress disorder, and his last chance of recovery, using dolphin-assisted therapy.