Another BBC Horizon episode takes on a different approach on many of life’s problems: decision making. Some scientists believe that we do not have as much control over our decisions as we are led to believe, nor do we make good decisions most of the time. They also believe that decisions should be analysed rationally and with the aid of mathematics, which in turn will present the best outcome or the best decision in the given the situation. This documentary will also show what role …Watch Documentary»»
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This documentary from 1993 tells of several people who have two distinct personalities. This is now known as multiple personality disorder and has been observed for centuries. What exactly causes people to behave in two completely different ways of which they are not even aware of? This documentary may be a bit outdated, but its contents are still interesting and important today.
This documentary shows how good and normal people can turn into sadistic tyrants through a mere experiment. In 1971 the Stanford University conducted an experiment which placed normal people into two roles: jailors and prisoners. the experiment’s results were shocking and show how humans react to authority even if it they were just asked to play the role of an authority.
In this BBC documentary, Professor Marcus du Sautoy subjects himself to diverse experiments in order to find out what makes me me, and what makes you you. He is trying to figure out the concept of consciousness and self-awareness. There’s a whole new world in every one of us which is far more complex than we anticipate.