Christine Nicol explores the meaty problem of eating aliens. What if they are like people?
Psychologist Gustav Kuhn uses magic to show just how limited our conscious experience is.
Anil Seth discusses the hard problem of understanding consciousness with Jim Al-Khalili.
Josie Long explores uncertain territory.
Melvyn Bragg examines why ideas about consciousness preoccupy philosophers and scientists.
Christine Nicol explores the meaty problem of eating aliens and how to choose which one.
Is it a good idea for us to feel each other's pain? Jolyon Jenkins investigates empathy.
Matt Locke examines how our attention has shaped our culture.
Sian Williams analyses the importance of physical exercise to brain health.
Melvyn Bragg investigates how neuroscience can explain the enigmas of consciousness.
What is going on inside Gerald Scarfe's brain?
Spatial processing in the brain, bird migration and natural navigational clues for all.
Jake the spaceman crashes on a planet and has to eat the locals. Do they feel pain?
Peter Bazalgette talks to Jane Davis about the power of reading in encouraging empathy.
Television exec Peter Bazalgette examines empathy in doctors and the difference it makes.
Television executive Peter Bazalgette examines empathy, with primatologist Frans de Waal.
Sir Roger Penrose talks to Jim Al-Khalili about black holes and flaws in quantum physics.
Christine Nicol explores the meaty problem of eating aliens. How would you decide?
Inside the mind of science writer and cognitive psychologist Steven Pinker.
Sian Williams explores the importance of mental exercise to brain health.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss our knowledge of memory and the functioning of the brain.
How do cats find their way back to their old home when they move house?
Combative, provocative and engaging debate chaired by Michael Buerk.
Josie Long presents a sequence of mini documentaries in which reality becomes dreamlike.