mind Documentaries

The Greater Good - Mind Field - Trolley Experiment


A thrilling new documentary by the popular Youtube science channel Vsauce investigating how people will really react to the “trolley problem”. This thought experiment simply aims to distinguish what people will do in a life or death situation when they are compelled to take action w[...]

Is Seeing Believing?


Is Seeing Believing? An hour-long BBC documentary that brings you into the amazing world of illusions and how they play tricks on the mind. The “tricks” shown in the documentary seem simple and allow the audience to get a sense of how the brain changes what it perceives opposed to what i[...]

How You Really Make Decisions


We all like to think that we are smart, wise, rational and creative beings who make thought-out and conscious decisions based on logic. But this very human notion may have to be thought about again, a topic that is investigated by John Simm in the documentary, How You Really Make Decisions[...]

The Power Of The Placebo


There are pills which do not have any active ingredients in them which are described as placebo medication. In this documentary we explore the ideas behind the placebo effects which are known to completely cure patients of their problems despite the fact that they are not physically doing anything.[...]

DMT: The Spirit Molecule


DMT: The Spirit Molecule, a 2010 documentary by Mitch Schultz investigating the strange properties of the psychoactive compound, a naturally occurring substance in humans and many species of plant.   Dimethyltryptamine (more commonly known as DMT) is one of the mo[...]

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