Professor John Searle examines the connections between the mind and the brain.
Traumatic events can change our biology. Can we pass on this altered biology to children?
Former soldiers turn to Shakespeare to fight stress and take Henry V to the London stage.
Neurobiologist Colin Blakemore explains how the mind creates sight and perception.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Henri Bergson's ideas about our experience of time passing
Jo Brand joins Brian Cox and Robin Ince for witty, irreverent science chat.
How do our senses work together to shape the experience of eating? Barry Smith explores.
Michael Blastland invites us to discover the way people think, behave and make decisions.
Nigel Warburton explores the life and work of Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard.
Raj Persaud explores the psychology behind the CIA's 'enhanced interrogation' programme.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss how emotional experiences can become physical symptoms.
Bettany Hughes' archaeology of philosophy. Who came up with the idea of an idea?
The great clash that occurred between Newton and Leibniz over the discovery of calculus.
Actor and impressionist Jan Ravens talks to Germaine Greer, about her public image.
Actor and comedienne Jan Ravens talks to BBC correspondent Lyse Doucet.
Claudia Hammond profiles JB Watson, the psychologist considered the father of behaviourism
Melvyn Bragg examines the rich and radical ideas of the philosopher Soren Kierkegaard.
Barry Smith presents a journey into the human multi-sensory experience.
Naomi Alderman tells the story of Pavlov and his selectively drooling dogs.
Melvyn Bragg examines perception: how the brain reacts to the mass of data crowding it.
Clare Carlisle grapples with Bishop Berkley's idea that objects only exist in our minds.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the pessimistic philosophy of Arthur Schopenhauer.
Pairing American military veterans suffering from PTSD with songwriters.
Steven Poole argues that we should resist the idea that humans are irrational.
Timandra Harkness explores technologies that help humans perceive the world in novel ways.
The history of cultural, medical, artistic and philosophical ideas about the human brain.
Neurobiologist Colin Blakemore explores the historic concepts of the brain.
An intimate exploration of living with a partner who returns home traumatised by war.
Melvyn Bragg examines the history of thought about the mind/body problem in philosophy.
Brian Cox and Robin Ince look at our minds and brains, with special guest Katy Brand.