Documentaries and interviews

A documentary and interview series with world class scientists on a variety of topics ranging from black holes to artificial intelligence and neuroscience. In several of these the personal stories of the scientists are revealed. See all interviews and documentaries here.

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Negative digital media effects


Interview with Manfred Spitzer

Smartphones, tablets, computer screens - all digital media has detrimental effects on your brain. That is a position that Professor Manfred Spitzer, a neuroscientist and author of several books, defends. You might like what you'll hear, you might not, but don't say that you haven't been warned. Especially if you have kids running around with smartphones all day long.

What is Neuroplasticity?

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Andrew Huberman explains

Andrew Huberman, Professor of Neurobiology and Ophthalmology/Lab Director is talking about our ability to learn. Are you curious about how your brain shapes your understanding of the world around you? Watch this video on neuroplasticity, the process by which our brains adapt and change in response to experience. Discover how your nervous system creates maps of prediction for everything from sports to emotional responses, and learn how the mechanisms of neuroplasticity change as we age. Don't miss out on this fascinating exploration of one of the most important aspects of the human brain.

The most mysterious object in the Universe


Interviews to various scientists about Black Holes

What is a black hole? What is inside it? What happens when you fall in? Are there are universes on the other side? How does time work around black holes? Interviews with several expert scientists about the science behind black holes.