In this six-hour series, you’ll hear interviews with the world’s leading experts - neuroscientists, cognitive psychologists, philosophers, writers and artists. We’ll take you inside the brains of Buddhist monks, and across the ocean to visit France’s ancient cave paintings. We’ll tell you how to build a memory palace, and you’ll meet one of the first scientists to study the effects of LSD.
How do our brains work? Are animals conscious? What about computers? Will we ever crack the mystery of how the physical “stuff” of our brains produces mental experiences?
What does science tell us about the most personal question of all: Who am I?