Matthew Syed explores how we can all get better at learning from our mistakes.
Christine Nicol explores the meaty problem of eating aliens. What if they are like people?
Should it be made simpler to end the life of patients in a vegetative state?
Fifty years after LSD was banned, Jolyon Jenkins tries to expand his mind without drugs.
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.
Dr Mark Porter looks at fainting, why it happens and how we learn to cope with it.
Melvyn Bragg investigates how neuroscience can explain the enigmas of consciousness.
Dr Mark Lythgoe attempts to find out what constitutes intuition and when we should use it.
Jake the spaceman crashes on a planet and has to eat the locals. Do they feel pain?
Is it ethical to withdraw nourishment from a young man in a permanent vegetative state?
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?
Steven Poole argues that we should resist the idea that humans are irrational.
Francine Stock explores our use of mind-altering substances and Aldous Huxley's influence.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss our knowledge of memory and the functioning of the brain.
Josie Long hears stories of falling in at the deep end.
Why do we faint, and does it serve any useful purpose?
Peter Evans discusses new research into vegetative state.
Josie Long presents a sequence of mini documentaries in which reality becomes dreamlike.