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Can You Train Your Brain?

Special edition of the science series. The team give the results of the world's biggest-ever brain training experiment, and reveal how viewers can make themselves smarter.

A Bang Goes the Theory special to help you improve your brain. The science team gives the results of the world's biggest ever brain training experiment and reveals how you can make yourself smarter.

Brain training computer games are big news in Britain and the craze is growing. But does it actually work? The BBC teamed up with leading scientists to devise a huge online experiment to find out. This is genuine, groundbreaking science. And the results are surprising.

This programme explores the power of the human brain and its untapped potential. Resident extreme engineer, Jem, taps into his brain to drive a car with the power of thought alone. Biologist Liz joins an experiment to try to improve the structure of her brain. And we meet an extraordinary man who has normal intelligence despite having had half of his brain removed.

With lots of top tips Can You Train Your Brain? will help you make the most of your brain!

1 hour

Last on

Thu 3 Jun 2010 01:20

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Liz Bonnin
Presenter Liz Bonnin
Presenter Dallas Campbell
Presenter Dallas Campbell
Presenter Jem Stansfield
Presenter Jem Stansfield
Presenter Yan Wong
Presenter Yan Wong
Producer Zoe Heron
Producer Zoe Heron

Broadcasts

OU on the BBC: Explore science

OU on the BBC: Explore science

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