Neuroscientist Dr. Jack Lewis goes in search of people with unusual neurological conditions that give us a fascinating insight into how our brains work.
Dr Jack Lewis also meets an incredible man who woke from a coma to his brain producing a string of lies, he was confabulating.
Dr Jack meets extreme risk taker Matthew Adams. Will tests at the University of Cambridge show that Matthew has a different brain from non-risk taking Jack?
Dr Jack meets a man who has defied all odds by miraculously recovering from severe brain damage, after a car crash left him lying in a coma for three months.
In this episode we explore the science of persuasion and discover that even a hardened sceptic can be convinced – Dr Jack himself included.
In this episode, Dr Jack Lewis investigates the neuroscience behind genius. He meets a genuine genius, Sabrina Chevannes, a woman with an IQ of 178 at just 4.
Dr Jack meets David Rose who uses a new technology that doesn’t work with his paralysed body – it actually taps directly into his mind.
Dr Jack is going to sing with a choir like no other. Many of the members cannot talk, but they can sing!
We meet an individual who has an extraordinary neurological condition, mirror touch synaesthesia, allows them to feel the exact sensation or emotion of another.
Jack meets a poker player who has won millions in high stakes international tournaments using his gut instincts.
Dr Jack Lewis is on a mission to understand why identical twins are such an asset to science from development in the womb onwards.