The Brain Story

The Brain Story

Episode 1 – All in the MindSusan Greenfield explains why she believes all aspects of human experience will eventually be explained in terms of the physical processes of the brain. The story of how we have gradually come to understand

First Kill

First Kill

What is the psychology of war? Do soldiers become murderers when they enjoy killing? Is war beautiful? Are all humans capable of monstrous acts? FIRST KILL examines these and other questions, as it explores what war does to the human

The Cannibal That Walked Free

The Cannibal That Walked Free

This documentary examines the remarkable case of Issei Sagawa –the self-confessed ‘godfather of cannibals\’ who walked free from prison and became a minor celebrity, despite having killed and eaten a young woman in the early 1980s.

Age 8 And Wanting A Sex Change

Age 8 And Wanting A Sex Change

Part of Channel 4\’s Bodyshock series, this documentary featured, as per the title, children as young as 8 years old who were suffering from gender dysphoria. This condition means that the children featured were/are convinced they were

J. Krishnamurti: The Real Revolution

J. Krishnamurti: The Real Revolution

This 30-minute documentary is the first from an original series of eight made for television in 1966.They were the earliest sound-films of Krishnamurti speaking to audiences.Jiddu Krishnamurti (Telugu: జిడ్డు కృష్ణ మూర్తి) or J. Krishnamurti (Telugu: జే . కృష్ణ మూర్తి,

Insanely Dangerous

Insanely Dangerous

In January 2004, Niels hijacked a train while police and a TV crew was on the spot. Though they quickly found out that this was not just a story about a hijacking. It was, instead, the story of a psychotic

Too Ugly for Love

Too Ugly for Love

BDD, or Body Dysmorphic Disorder, is a largely undiagnosed medical condition that is said to affect 1% of the British population. Sufferers are obsessed with how they look and can spend hours obsessively grooming themselves. Often misunderstood as a vanity

Stress, Portrait of a Killer

Stress, Portrait of a Killer

The stress response: in the beginning it saved our lives, making us run from predators and enabling us to take down prey. Today, human beings are turning on the same life-saving physical reaction to cope with 30-year mortgages, $4 a

Pyromania

Pyromania

Pyromania follows those with an unhealthy fascination for fire.From children who play with fire to the story of John Orr, thought to be responsible for setting over 10,000 fires, to “Bob”, a serial arsonist serving three life sentences in a