nova documentary

This episode of NOVA scienceNOW delves into some pretty heady stuff, examining magic and the brain, artificial intelligence, magnetic mind control, and the work of neuroscientist and synesthesia researcher David Eagleman. Can we really believe our own eyes? Will machines one day think like us? Can magnetic wands effectively control brain functions and treat depression? Explore this and more. (www.youtube.com)

The documentary you will see here along with the other documentaries on this site relate to important times and people in history, historic places, archaeology, science, conspiracy theories, and education. (www.youtube.com)

Explore an illustrated timeline of events in geologic history—divided by geologic eras and periods—detailing the geology, transformations, and extinctions within each timeframe. (www.pbs.org)

Power of the Brain : Documentary on Memory and Intelligence in Humans (Full Documentary) (www.youtube.com)

It's an alien landscape were magnetic tornado's twist upwards ten's of thousand's of miles. Mysterious dark spots large enough to engulf the earth. And violent eruptions shoots ton's of charged particles into space at speed of over two million miles per hour. This is not some strange world on the other side of the galaxy, this is our Sun. And now, new technologies are allowing us to see it like never before. (www.youtube.com)

The ancient Maya civilization of Central America left behind an intricate and mysterious hieroglyphic script, carved on monuments, painted on pottery, and drawn in handmade bark-paper books. (www.pbs.org)

What are dreams and why do we have them? NOVA joins leading dream researchers as they embark on a variety of neurological and psychological experiments to investigate the world of sleep and dreams. Delving deep into the thoughts and brains of a variety of dreamers, scientists are asking important questions about (www.pbs.org)

In the aftermath of the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, NOVA presents "Mind Over Money"—an entertaining and penetrating exploration of why mainstream economists failed to predict the crash of 2008 and why we so often make irrational financial decisions. The program reveals how our emotions interfere with our decision-making and explores controversial new arguments about the world of finance. In the face of the recent crash, can a new science that aims to incorporate human psychology into finance—behavioral economics—help us make better financial decisions? (www.youtube.com)

Mustang (moo-stahn), one of the last outposts of Tibetan culture, is so isolated and protected that no Westerner set foot inside its borders for centuries. But in the early 1990s, this untouched society set high in the Himalayas opened its borders for the first time, exposing an ancient worldÕs dazzling sacred relics long damaged by the elements and neglect. (www.youtube.com)

PBS Nova documentary on the tornado outbreak. (www.youtube.com)

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