Mindworks Clips
Mindworks Clips
Mindworks Clips
Mindworks Clips
Understanding how our perceptions work by playing games with our brains. In each episode we experience visual and auditory illusions, sensory puzzles and mind tricks as encountered in art, science, nature and psychology to learn why we find them puzzling, even baffling. More
Ends
Apr 17 2021
Lang
English
Subtitle
Eng /Chi
Duration
5 Minutes
Episodes
91
Classification
G
Available on
Now Player & TV
  • Mindworks Clips E84 -Storing Memory
    EP84
    Storing Memory

    A close look at how we store information in our brains, and discover why we are more likely to remember negative events.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E83 -Learning New Skills
    EP83
    Learning New Skills

    Explore ways in which you can learn new skills easily and find out what distributed practice means.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E82 -Brain Training Techniques
    EP82
    Brain Training Techniques

    Discover what brain training techniques are and the theories behind them.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E81 -Explore Motor Learning
    EP81
    Explore Motor Learning

    Find out what motor learning is, and discover what message a slouched body sends to the brain.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E80 -Healthy Body and Healthy Mind
    EP80
    Healthy Body and Healthy Mind

    Here are some tips for you to keep your body and mind in peak condition.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E79 -Explore Muscle Memory
    EP79
    Explore Muscle Memory

    Find out what muscle memory is and how it works.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E78 -Explore The Brain
    EP78
    Explore The Brain

    Take a close look at the brain and how it works, and find out more about motor neurons.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E77 -Taste and Smell Disorders
    EP77
    Taste and Smell Disorders

    Find out about how injuries and infections can affect your sense of taste and smell.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E76 -The Relationship Between Scent and Memory
    EP76
    The Relationship Between Scent and Memory

    Find out why scents can bring back memories, and the affects of different scents on our state of mind.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E75 -Tongue Illusion
    EP75
    Tongue Illusion

    Find out about the Butcher's Tongue Illusion and discover how our bodies keep away pesky insects.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E74 -Smell Experiment
    EP74
    Smell Experiment

    Discover how we can pick up a smell more easily through the way we sniff, and test out a experiment.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E73 -Our Sense of Smell
    EP73
    Our Sense of Smell

    Find out how we register and interpret smells and try out a fun experiment!

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E72 -How Our Senses Interact
    EP72
    How Our Senses Interact

    Explore how our senses affect each other, and find out if we can taste with our eyes!

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E71 -Our Taste
    EP71
    Our Taste

    A close look at our tastebuds and where we can find them, and the role of the Insula in our brain.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E70 -Our Senses
    EP70
    Our Senses

    An exploration of our senses and how one sense can overpower the others, and a close look at the Ventriloquist Effect.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E69 -A Close Look at Vertigo
    EP69
    A Close Look at Vertigo

    Take a look at what Vertigo is and its symptoms, and find out what parts of our body receive information.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E68 -Phantom Limb Illusion
    EP68
    Phantom Limb Illusion

    We don't always perceive reality correctly, find out more in our exploration of the Phantom Limb Illusion.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E67 -Heat illusions
    EP67
    Heat illusions

    Explore some heat illusions and find out how the body reacts to them.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E66 -Weight Illusions
    EP66
    Weight Illusions

    Sometimes you can't judge something's weight just by its appearance, find out why!

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E65 -Tactile Illusions
    EP65
    Tactile Illusions

    Find out what tactile illusions are and explore the mechanisms of touch.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E64 -The Impact of Touch
    EP64
    The Impact of Touch

    Did you know that touch has a positive impact on your emotions? Take a close look at the effects of touch.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E63 -Exploring Hunger
    EP63
    Exploring Hunger

    A close look at hunger and what goes on in our body and mind when we feel it.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E62 -A Close Look at Disgust
    EP62
    A Close Look at Disgust

    A focus on disgust: how we recognise it in other people and the cultural similarities in our expression of it.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E61 -A Close Look at Fear
    EP61
    A Close Look at Fear

    Explore theories of why we feel fear in certain situations and the purpose behind it.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E60 -The Effects of Love
    EP60
    The Effects of Love

    Explore the three stages of love: lust, attraction, and attachment, and the effects it causes on our body and mind.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E59 -Exploring the Effects of Serotonin
    EP59
    Exploring the Effects of Serotonin

    A close look at Serotonin and the effects it has on the mind and the body.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E58 -Happiness Hormones
    EP58
    Happiness Hormones

    An exploration of the different happiness hormones and how they are released.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E57 -The Purpose of Emotion
    EP57
    The Purpose of Emotion

    A look at the limbic system and the different theories on why we have emotion.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E56 -Sleep and Dreams
    EP56
    Sleep and Dreams

    A fascinating look at the purpose of dreams and the five stages of sleep.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E55 -The Effect of Pain on Memory
    EP55
    The Effect of Pain on Memory

    A look at how memory is beneficial to our survival and the effects of pain on memory.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E54 -Reasons for Forgetting
    EP54
    Reasons for Forgetting

    Discover the four main reasons why we can forget information.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E53 -Memory and the Number Seven
    EP53
    Memory and the Number Seven

    Discover why the number seven is important to memory, and how you can break up information to remember more.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E52 -Long Term Memory
    EP52
    Long Term Memory

    Explore how long term memory works, the role of sleep on memory, and how it can be improved.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E51 -Short Term Memory
    EP51
    Short Term Memory

    Explore how short term memory works and the simple ways in which we can improve it.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E50 -Going Over Memories
    EP50
    Going Over Memories

    Thanks to our brain, we have access to experiences from the past. Find out about short and long term memory.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E49 -Explore Camouflage Adaptation
    EP49
    Explore Camouflage Adaptation

    Discover how blending into surrounding helps animals survive in the nature

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E48 -The Moon Illusion
    EP48
    The Moon Illusion

    Find out what the Moon Illusion is and the many theories about it.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E47 -Barber Shop Illusion
    EP47
    Barber Shop Illusion

    Discover how the trademark of the Barber shop is also a visual illusion.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E46 -Linear Perspectives
    EP46
    Linear Perspectives

    Discover how artists fool the eyes through Linear Perspectives.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E45 -Depth Perception Cues
    EP45
    Depth Perception Cues

    When you're driving, nearby things seem to pass quickly while faraway things seem to be still. Find out why this happens

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E44 -Flash Face Distortion Effect
    EP44
    Flash Face Distortion Effect

    Experience the Flash Face Distortion Effect through a simple test.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E43 -Explore Unconscious Inference
    EP43
    Explore Unconscious Inference

    Can you trust your eyes? Find out if you can and explore Unconscious Inference.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E42 -Filling in the Blanks
    EP42
    Filling in the Blanks

    Find out what Temporal Induction of Speech is and how it helps us fill in gaps.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E41 -The Octave Illusion
    EP41
    The Octave Illusion

    Discover what the Octave Illusion is, and how it is heard differently based on whether you are right or left handed.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E40 -The Speech to Song Illusion
    EP40
    The Speech to Song Illusion

    Are you good at singing? If not, there is still hope for you! Try out the Speech to Song Illusion.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E39 -Explore How Age Affects Hearing
    EP39
    Explore How Age Affects Hearing

    Discover how hearing is affected by age.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E38 -Explore Visual Cues
    EP38
    Explore Visual Cues

    Take a look at some visual cues, where you hear through seeing!

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E37 -Creating Binaural Audio
    EP37
    Creating Binaural Audio

    Discover what a binaural audio is and how the brain reacts to it.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E36 -Explore Sound Illusions
    EP36
    Explore Sound Illusions

    How can sound affect the way that you feel? Explore the world of sound illusions.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E35 -Spotting Secret Images
    EP35
    Spotting Secret Images

    Can you spot the secret images in these pictures? Put your eyes to the test!

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E34 -Spot the Difference
    EP34
    Spot the Difference

    Discover what parts of your brain are at work when spotting differences between two pictures.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E33 -Discover Isometric Illusions
    EP33
    Discover Isometric Illusions

    Discover what an isometric illusion is, and take a look at "Schuster's Conundrum".

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E32 -Exploring Contrast Differences
    EP32
    Exploring Contrast Differences

    Explore the world of contrast differences and take a look at the effects of some merged images.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E31 -How Descriptions Affect Memory
    EP31
    How Descriptions Affect Memory

    Discover how the way something is described can affect memory.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E30 -Discover Forced Perspectives
    EP30
    Discover Forced Perspectives

    Discover what a forced perspective is, and also take a look at how optical illusions are used in architecture.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E29 -Exploring Optical Camouflage
    EP29
    Exploring Optical Camouflage

    Explore the world of optical camouflage and discover what an invisibility cloak is.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E28 -Make Your Own Kaleidoscope
    EP28
    Make Your Own Kaleidoscope

    A step by step guide into how to make your own kaleidoscope.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E27 -Creating Holographic Images
    EP27
    Creating Holographic Images

    Take a look at some holographic images and discover how they have been created.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E26 -A Close Look at Pepper\'s ghost
    EP26
    A Close Look at Pepper's ghost

    An exploration into Pepper's ghost and how it is created.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E25 -Illusions and Surreal Art
    EP25
    Illusions and Surreal Art

    An exploration into how illusions and art can be combined to give a surreal effect.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E24 -Confusing your Perception
    EP24
    Confusing your Perception

    A look at the many ways in which your perception can be confused and distorted.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E23 -Take a Close Look at Distorted Illusions
    EP23
    Take a Close Look at Distorted Illusions

    Find out what a distorted illusion is, and explore how the rods and cones in our eyes work.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E22 -A Close Look at Ghost Illusions
    EP22
    A Close Look at Ghost Illusions

    Take a look at a variety of ghost illusions. Did they work for you?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E21 -Discovering Impossible Figures
    EP21
    Discovering Impossible Figures

    We will look into what an Impossible Figure is and explore the different kinds of them.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E20 -Exploring Anaglyphs
    EP20
    Exploring Anaglyphs

    Discover what 3D glasses are made out of and how they work.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E19 -Test out Ambiguous Illusions
    EP19
    Test out Ambiguous Illusions

    Take a look at some ambiguous illusions and find out about Eye Movement Theory.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E18 -Find your Blind Spot
    EP18
    Find your Blind Spot

    Find out more about our blind spots and discover where your blind spot is!

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E17 -Explore Colour Constancy
    EP17
    Explore Colour Constancy

    Discover what Colour Constancy is and try out the Munker illusion.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E16 -Lateral Inhibition
    EP16
    Lateral Inhibition

    Find out what Lateral Inhibition is, and challenge your mind with a series of fun tests.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E15 -Explore After Images
    EP15
    Explore After Images

    Take a look at some images that will stay in your mind even after you turn away.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E14 -Focusing your Eyes
    EP14
    Focusing your Eyes

    Find out what the Focus Defocus Effect is, and put your eyes to the test!

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E13 -The Waterfall Illusion
    EP13
    The Waterfall Illusion

    Test your eyes with the waterfall illusion and the rotating snakes illusion.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E12 -The Colour Test
    EP12
    The Colour Test

    Have a go at a tricky colour test and find out what the Stroop effect is.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E11 -Visual Traps of Street Art
    EP11
    Visual Traps of Street Art

    Take a look at the visual traps within street art. You will be amazed!

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E10 -A Different Perspective
    EP10
    A Different Perspective

    Discover how a change in view can radically alter how an image appears.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E9 -A Close Look at Selective Vision
    EP9
    A Close Look at Selective Vision

    What we believe in can change our vision. Find out how our thoughts can affect our eyes!

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E8 -Left Brain and Right Brain
    EP8
    Left Brain and Right Brain

    Do you know which is the dominant side of your brain? Find out and see why it matters!

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E7 -Explore Ghost Images
    EP7
    Explore Ghost Images

    Can you trust your eyes? Take a look at these ghost images then try to make up your mind!

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E6 -Explore Size Constancy
    EP6
    Explore Size Constancy

    Find out what size constancy is, and discover what parts of our brain are at work when we play 'spot the difference'.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E5 -Camouflage Illusions
    EP5
    Camouflage Illusions

    From insects to war ships to clothing - explore the fascinating world of camouflage!

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E4 -Moving Image Illusions
    EP4
    Moving Image Illusions

    Explore the world of moving image illusions. Can you see how they work?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E3 -Optical Illusions in Art
    EP3
    Optical Illusions in Art

    These clever pieces of art seem to contain more than one picture! Can you see them?

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E2 -Explore Light and Dark
    EP2
    Explore Light and Dark

    Discover why our eyes can play tricks on us when looking at light and dark.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
  • Mindworks Clips E1 -Optical Illusions
    EP1
    Optical Illusions

    Discover what The Ebbinghaus Illusion and Checker Shadow Illusion are.

    Ends Apr 17 2021
 

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