Brain Games Hosted by Jason Silva

Subjects: Science & Health, Social Studies
Grade Levels: 6-8, 9-12
Source: National Geographic Channel

National Geographic Education provides free education materials including videos and career profiles for science teachers, grades 6-12. Teachers can access free program clips from the series, as well as longer videos on decision making and behavior, online at We also feature a career profile from National Geographic Emerging Explorer Tan Le about making brain science accessible to everyday citizens.   

The Emmy-nominated series Brain Games is back on National Geographic Channel on Mondays, beginning January 13, at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. This all-new season features interactive illusions, challenges and experiments that showcase the extraordinary nature of the human brain.

National Geographic Channel’s second season of Brain Games explores a new array of topics on how we see, process and think about the world around us — with episodes devoted to attraction, trust, competition, colors, stress and more. Compiling the latest research in neuroscience and psychology, Brain Games delves deeper inside the mind with a carefully crafted slate of mind-bending experiments that keeps viewers guessing. Jason Silva returns as host, guiding viewers through the twists and turns of our gray matter with a series of “man-on-the-street” experiments designed to surprise and excite.

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Brain Games Hosted by Jason Silva

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