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Hacking Your Mind

Follow host, Jacob Ward, (The TODAY Show), from the farthest corners of the globe to the inside of your mind as he sets out to discover we are not who we think we are. We imagine our conscious minds make most decisions, but in reality we go through much of our lives on “autopilot”. And marketers and social media companies rely on it. Hacking Your Mind offers you an autopilot owner’s manual.

The Wings of Angels

55m 55s

The same scientists who revealed why our minds are so easy to hack have also made perhaps the most important discovery of the 21st century: how each us can make our own lives and those of our family, friends, and entire society work better.

Episodes

  • The Wings of Angels: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Wings of Angels

    S2020 E104 - 55m 55s

    The same scientists who revealed why our minds are so easy to hack have also made perhaps the most important discovery of the 21st century: how each us can make our own lives and those of our family, friends, and entire society work better.

  • Us vs. Them: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Us vs. Them

    S2020 E103 - 55m 55s

    Many of the divisions tearing our country apart arise from our autopilot biases against ‘them’ and how authoritarians ‘hack’ those biases to gain power. Find out how each of us can overcome our autopilot biases and see the world as it really is.

  • Weapons of Influence: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Weapons of Influence

    S2020 E102 - 55m 56s

    The advent of big data has given corporate marketers, social media companies and politicians the ability to hack your autopilot system in shocking new ways. Learn why the survival of democracy itself is at stake and how you can protect it.

  • Living on Autopilot: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Living on Autopilot

    S2020 E101 - 55m 57s

    With Jacob Ward of 'The TODAY Show' as your guide, you’ll discover that all of us go through most of our lives on autopilot. Travel with him as he journeys around the world and inside your mind on a quest to find the autopilot's owner's manual.

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