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Oct. 9, 9 pm: Moss lab featured in National Geographic's "Brain Games"

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Oct. 9, 9 pm: Moss lab featured in National Geographic's "Brain Games"

Set your TiVo for a three-part National Geographic special series on the brain's memory, sensory perception and attention—and a highlight of an ISR faculty member!

"Brain Games" will air at 9:00 p.m. on the National Geographic cable channel, October 9. In the segment on sensory perception, Daniel Kish, an echolocating blind man, visits Professor Cynthia Moss's (Psychology/ISR) Auditory Neuroethology Lab.

Synopsis
Narrated by Neil Patrick Harris, National Geographic's groundbreaking three-part series provides a fascinating window into the inner workings of the brain as never before. Through interactive experiments and tricks, "Brain Games" reveals how our brains create the illusion of a seamless reality. As these revealing experiments provide a unique view into our brains, the world's leading experts explain how and why these tests work. "Brain Games" explores cutting-edge science to examine real people with extraordinary brains, revealing new discoveries about attention, sensory perception and memory.

| Learn more about the video on the National Geographic video website |

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