The Curious Mind Episode 3
Our brain is always making decisions - Nigel explores how it does this, and if we can help it
to make better ones? Is it possible to change the brain we’re born with to a supercharged
In this episode we’re going to find out why we remember certain things and forget others -
how can we improve our memory? We’re going to discover what learning means for us,
what happens to the brain when it gets damaged, and how can keep your brain healthy
right until the end.
Nigel crashes the air force's brand new Seasprite helicopter, we show viewers some escape
artist tricks, meet a memory expert, hear the extraordinary story of how a climber’s brain
reacted when she was literally falling down a mountain, demonstrate how the way you talk
to children can have a profound impact on their ability to learn, and also learn about the
impact of sleep deprivation on our brains.