(MENAFN – Khaleej Times) The programme brings you interactive games and experiments to mess with your mind and reveal the inner workings of your brain.
Seasons one and two of the show delivering brain-boggling facts and information was extremely well received now National Geographic Abu Dhabi brings you 10 brand new fascinating episodes of Brain Games season three. From languages to superstition addictions to stress host Jason Silva takes you on an entertaining and revealing journey of discovery.
The programme brings you interactive games and experiments to mess with your mind and reveal the inner workings of your brain. We speak to filmmaker futurist TED Talk alumnus and TV host Jason Silva to find out more.
What is your favourite Brain Games episode and why
There are so many its hard to decide. I quite enjoyed the fear episode as it allows you to truly delve deep into how fear works. It explains so much about anxiety as a product of an overactive amygdala.
Your CV lists a lot of achievements. How did you get into filmmaking Would you say it was through embracing modern media Do you have any advice for aspiring filmmakers/ TV personalities in todays media environment
Although I worked for Current TV as a presenter I was from the beginning also a media artist. I recommend following your passion: technology has lowered so many barriers to entry making it so much easier for storytellers to make it happen for themselves.
What makes a great TED talk Some can go very wrong. How do you come up with your topic and why do you think your association with the organisation has been so successful
I was lucky enough to create a video on radical openness to open up the 2012 TEDGlobal conference. I love that organisation. It has created an ideal media platform to promote big ideas which is wonderful. It seems that speakers who combine great storytelling along with passion and expertise resonate more strongly amongst audiences. Passion is the best compass in my mind.
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