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.
Jo Brand joins Brian Cox and Robin Ince for witty, irreverent science chat.
Can maths reveal hidden patterns in global terrorism? Dr Hannah Fry investigates.
Melvyn Bragg examines why ideas about consciousness preoccupy philosophers and scientists.
Former Lehman Brothers banker Henry Dodds explores our relationship with money.
Melvyn Bragg examines the importance of geography and ecology in shaping world history.
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.
Melvyn Bragg examines whether economic factors really are behind all historical events.
Recycled Radio explores money, the root of all evil. Or is it?
Professor James Tilley discovers how chimpanzee power struggles mirror human politics.
Reality itself is changing, so how will we experience and understand reality in future?
Sir Roger Penrose talks to Jim Al-Khalili about black holes and flaws in quantum physics.
How did a single starling mentioned in Shakespeare cause ecological disaster in the USA?
How is the rising tide of man-made noise affecting our wildlife and what can be done?
Exploring the academic discipline which tries to work out why the health gap exists.
Steven Poole argues that we should resist the idea that humans are irrational.
The history of cultural, medical, artistic and philosophical ideas about the human brain.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss our knowledge of memory and the functioning of the brain.
Neurobiologist Colin Blakemore explores the historic concepts of the brain.
Brian Cox and Robin Ince look at our minds and brains, with special guest Katy Brand.
David Graeber examines the centrality of debt to the origin of money.
What might the pandemic do for our sense of shared reality?
Materials scientist Mark Miodownik asks whether we could live without cash.
Geoff Colman discusses truth and reality in acting.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the 18th and 19th century quest for the spark of life.
Josie Long presents a sequence of mini documentaries in which reality becomes dreamlike.
Frances Stonor Saunders asks a fundamental question - what is money?