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The Amazing Ways Your Brain Determines What You See
Perception underpins everything we think, do, believe, know, or love says neuroscientist Beau Lotto.
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This is What Happens 30 Seconds Before You Die
Do you see a white light at the end of the tunnel? Does your life flash before your eyes?
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Artist's Memory Loss Fuels Discoveries About the Brain
Lonni Sue Johnson’s amnesia is revealing important connections between memory, personality, and consciousness.
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Making Music Boosts Brain's Language Skills
Do you have trouble hearing people talk at cocktail parties? Try practising the piano before you leave the house.
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How Does The World Experience God?
Morgan Freeman travels to locations around the world to encounter how a variety of cultures and people experience God, and to uncover how and why people engage in the story of God.
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The Woman Who Can Smell Parkinson’s Disease
Her remarkable ability could change the way we diagnose the condition
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National Geographic To Show Brain Surgery Live On TV
Learn more about the operation to be performed on Brain Surgery Live
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Brain Facts
Before Brain Surgery Live begins, brush up on everything there is to know about the world’s most powerful computer
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Your Medical Terms Cheat Sheet
Want to understand the medical lingo before brain surgery live? Here is your cheat sheet.
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Meet The Doctors Performing Brain Surgery Live
The team includes three top neurosurgeons
About the Show

Witness a modern-day medical marvel with an inside look at the body’s most amazing, most complex machine: the brain. Brain Surgery Live takes viewers into an operating room during an awake craniotomy, a procedure in which a portion of the skull is removed and the brain is operated on while the patient is fully awake and able to speak with the surgeons. There has never been a television show like this – offering a live view into the centre of a living brain.

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