The Nature of Things
Canada's longest running documentary series, the award-winning The Nature of Things has earned its reputation as a show that cuts through the hype to bring viewers the latest stories and varied and unique perspectives from the frontiers of science and the environment.
Saturday August 2 nd @ 7:00 PM - Where Am I?
Where Am I? is a new documentary about the skills we use to find our way around. Whether you are an Inuit hunter, a foraging insect, or just someone out for a stroll, your brain is performing one of its most fundamental services – it’s navigating. Why are some of us good at finding our way, while others are not?
Thursday August 7 th @ 8:00 PM - Brain Magic: The Power of Placebos
What if each of us could make the symptoms of an illness disappear? Cast a spell so powerful it would actually rid us of pain, help us walk, or breathe better? For centuries placebos have been thought of as fake medicine involving trickery and deceit, but Brain Magic: The Power of Placebos pulls back the curtains on the proof that placebos can have powerful – and real – effects on our mind and body.