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.
Might humans have an inbuilt compass like homing pigeons? If so, how can we rediscover it?
Professor John Searle considers whether a digital computer can be taught to think.
Josie Long explores uncertain territory.
Trevor Cox asks whether computers can ever be truly creative.
Melvyn Bragg examines why ideas about consciousness preoccupy philosophers and scientists.
Melvyn Bragg investigates how neuroscience can explain the enigmas of consciousness.
Barrister Harry Potter on whether we can believe our eyes.
Sir Roger Penrose talks to Jim Al-Khalili about black holes and flaws in quantum physics.
Michael Blastland explores how humans think, behave and make decisions.
Brian Cox, Robin Ince and guests uncover the science of why teenagers are so teenagery.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss our knowledge of memory and the functioning of the brain.
Can horses count? And which animal is the best at maths?
Michael considers whether we often just make up what we think on the spot.
Why do some people have a terrible sense of direction?
Michael Rosen on one of the most frustrating language states: tip of the tongue.
Josie Long presents a sequence of mini documentaries in which reality becomes dreamlike.
Professor John Searle analyses how our mental activities can produce our behaviour.