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Brain Tricks - This Is How Your Brain Works

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Get the book: http://amzn.to/U2MRGI TWEET VIDEO - http://clicktotweet.com/SIfb3 Ever wonder how your brain processes information? These brain tricks and illusions help to demonstrate the two main systems of Fast and Slow Thinking in your brain. Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com http://www.twitter.com/mitchellmoffit http://www.facebook.com/mitchellmoffit Gregory Brown http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com http://www.twitter.com/whalewatchmeplz Further Reading -- 1) Thinking Fast and Slow - Daniel Khaneman 2) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11120344 3) http://bit.ly/UGmTGY
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Ok Alright (9 hours ago)
I solved the problem tho?
PvlCZ (20 hours ago)
My Brain didnt think 10. I know this puzzle
GamingwithKen (22 hours ago)
How did Noah Save the Israelites? Edit:Noah didnt lead the Israelites.....Moses did
MineSweeper2048 (22 hours ago)
I definitely saw A13C first
FiddleYT (3 days ago)
1:13 uhh the answers wrong xD its suppose to be 4908
bonnie (3 days ago)
You are exploding my mind
Mary Rose Rivera (5 days ago)
How weird The people See don't The first The but not the second the You that read wrong , It was A trick at the very first sentence Look at them again
Mary Rose Rivera (5 days ago)
How weird The people See don't The first The but not the second the You that read wrong , It was A trick at the very first sentence Look at them again
Mary Rose Rivera (5 days ago)
How weird The people See don't The first The but not the second the You that read wrong , It was A trick at the very first weapon Look at them again
creeper time (5 days ago)
When I clicked this video I got a ad that showed a women trying to find her dog that was in her purse
creeper time (5 days ago)
This was really random
Francisco 1 (6 days ago)
What is the tune name??
Mary Rose Rivera (5 days ago)
26x19 = 494
Kael Madding (8 days ago)
26 x 19 ——— 234 + 260 ——— 494 You are welcome.
Nobody (8 days ago)
2:00 I need to go backwards because why the numbers are changing when you put it to the right side so I noticed it
kevin ford (8 days ago)
I watched a video yesterday that had the same exact examples. Verbatim
Tomáš Vician (9 days ago)
I just realized that something is wrong with my brain because I read A13C at first and answered wash soup and eat soap instantls (my brain tought it would be funny and did it instantly while knowing correct answers) :D
Selma Harb (10 days ago)
19x26=380+128=508
Ju ** (10 days ago)
I saw A13C...
Delta 54 (10 days ago)
I don't know Noah is I don't think it is because I'm Muslim
Edd Della (11 days ago)
4:02 i sill saw soap
Tomatoes Suck (11 days ago)
I got the baseball and bat question right >:)
Mcdrake M (12 days ago)
No, it’s 4906.
DaGoodPoo :]0 (13 days ago)
The ball costs 10 cents because 1.10 minis 1.00 =0.10
JL7 (15 days ago)
But............ *you don’t eat soup*
kirsty ziebell (18 days ago)
I thought of 0 cents
Gabe The Dog (19 days ago)
1:20 i got 4906?
WAA FatHairs (20 days ago)
Its 494 i kenw it right whenni saw it
korosi (21 days ago)
What do you mean? I eat soap and wash myself with soup...
Aylie Jean (21 days ago)
For system two if the number was greater then 5 I ended up subtracting. Idk I’m just dumb
Christian TSELIOS (23 days ago)
2:27 both answers are correct. Cuz they both add up to $1.10
Mary Rose Rivera (7 days ago)
Christian TSELIOS $10 - $0.10 = 0.90
Speef er (23 days ago)
*w a s h s o u p*
sc4red (25 days ago)
The ball and bat could be multiple answers so there’s a higher chance to get it wrong than to get it right smh
pizzaz zazzip (26 days ago)
who is moses and who is noah and why are they taking animals into an ark?????
itz melons (28 days ago)
My brain hurts now
Rad McAa (28 days ago)
The answer to the multiplication was 254 and I'm an 9 year old who could solve that in his head in about 10 secs
i smell pennys (30 days ago)
love is an emotion created by humans to make us feel good about ourselves. whats the point of life if we are all gonna die one day?
Lion San (30 days ago)
This is cool
Thunder.0_0 (1 month ago)
bro my man does not know how to count 1:14
Jazzy George (1 month ago)
4:05 What kind of soup is that? It looks so nice!
nin nin (1 month ago)
This videos gives anxiety rather than smartness
nin nin (1 month ago)
I hate maths
José Araújo (1 month ago)
494
Liz Gerly (1 month ago)
I read it as A 13 C
xCameronx (1 month ago)
**Math has taken over my mind** *WHY DO I SUCK AT MATH!?*
Selena Stickney (1 month ago)
Funny fact The brain named itself
PickleLoaf (1 month ago)
How would it be five? A dollar more than the cost of the ball means that the ball was 10 cents
Is it because I have autism I don’t “see” half the things?
MakeupBy A (1 month ago)
How is the bat and the ball riddle 5 cents? I need answers!
MakeupBy A (1 month ago)
NotNot Danil ohh ok thanks
NotNot Danil (1 month ago)
Well you may think its 10 cents but 10Cents + 110 cents =120 cents 5 cents + 105 cents =110 cents
*STOP CHANGING THE FRICKIN NUBER* O_o
FriutyBootyjr (1 month ago)
Um If you add 1 to every number in the 3795 it would be 4906 because of regrouping not 4806
Brody/FUN (1 month ago)
The answer to the multiplication is 464.
Isss 494 easy
sknky (1 month ago)
0:35 slow thinking: depends where exactly you start and finish measuring the lines
sknky (1 month ago)
0:39 the points cross the borders. this is why we percieve different lenghts
Twitch Kilgahrra (1 month ago)
*Brain has left the chat*
Sakethram Vedula (1 month ago)
The brain is truly remarkable. It functions 24/7 since we were born and only stops when we take tests.
MoGamerHD (7 days ago)
Gabriel Dackemo r/woooosh
Gabriel Dackemo (8 days ago)
Fake. Whenever u sneeze ur body will kind of shut down for like 0.000000001 seconds
RichPenguinGaming (1 month ago)
ARMYS friend zoned by BTS he’s not kidding
you cracked me up!! congratulations😂😂😂
Jademonas S2 (1 month ago)
3:36 i thought it was a13c
Maybe Thanos (1 month ago)
Who else calculated 0:20
Icky Ziki (1 month ago)
This video is stresSinG mEEeeeEe
Fuck You (1 month ago)
that bat and ball shit is stupid asf how u gone say its exactly $1 more when its $1.5
TheCactusKing (1 month ago)
3:55 I have an addiction to soup didn't get me there
Egg (1 month ago)
In the priming i thought soup but said soap thab said no its soup then no soap then i thougt of a soap bar eating soap soup soup.
jasmin macanang (1 month ago)
thats how brain works
Hi Lydia
Faded Galaxies (1 month ago)
This makes me feel so dumb lol
Goblinbutter (1 month ago)
Wait she?
Nicol Wanarska (1 month ago)
no in england there’s this place called ‘ noah’s ark ‘and i go there every thursday cos they have a great park so ik moses didn’t have an ark, also my RE Teacher has a meme wall and one of the meme says ‘noah called, he’ll be here in 10 ‘ and there were these 2 cats in the rain under an umbrella lmao
ysa :P (1 month ago)
I can just imagine someone trying to pull the Moses illusion on a Christian... "So, how many animals of each kind do you think Moses brought on the arc?" "...You mean Noah, right?" "Uhm..." "I went to Sunday school every week for 7 years of my childhood. Don't expect me to fall for your pathetic attempts at tricking me when it comes to this kinda stuff"
The good boy (1 month ago)
Now I don’t feel special, I’m sad now.
I'm gonna make me some soup now..
You didn't actually give me any time to come up with any conclusions about the woman, so I'll have to take your word for it I guess. Yeah it takes a moment to calculate 19x26=114+380=494 in my head. I cannot see optical illusions, trust me I've tried lots of OI videos on YouTube. To me the lines looked the same length and the silhouettes looked the same size to begin with. Does that mean something?  It didn't take me any time at all to +1 each number (just the time it took me to physically say the numbers). I indeed didn't notice the color change, but I never notice colors (unless they're pointed out or I intentionally focus on color for some other reason) because of my detail blindness. I did notice the numbers changed on the right in my peripheral vision but didn't bother considering the significance. I didn't notice the last one jumped to +3 until you were pointing out the color change. I didn't consider 10¢... That makes no sense, it'd make the total $1.20 that's obvious without thinking. Though it did take me a moment to calculate it, less than the multiplication problem though. I guess you fooled me with the Moses one, I feel like this example is pretty niche though. First I had to remember what story you were talking about, then I had to remember the question to figure out what you were asking exactly, then you said it was Noah so I couldn't keep thinking about it because you already gave me the answer. I believe there is a good chance I'd have noticed it if given more than 1 second. A better example might be, "If an apple tree has 4 apples and John picked 4 apples, how many apples did Jian pick from that tree?" Because it actually provides a context that everyone is made familiar with. I immediately noticed the gap in the supposed B and thought it was very weird, I've never seen a font like that before. Sure I could see the context and figure out they meant B, it takes a moment but a very short one. Well actually if you hadn't pointed it out maybe I would have assumed it was a 13, I'd have considered it could be B quick enough but it's not that unheard of for a code to contain letters and numbers and there was no real context given so I may have assumed it was a code rather than the first 3 letters of the alphabet and made the judgement that 13 was more likely than B. I don't think I'd ever interpret 13 as B in that other context under any circumstances, I'd just read 12 13 14 and not question it. I didn't imagine anything about Ann because I was thinking about the letters and numbers still when you started talking about what I imagined about the phrase which I hadn't even read yet. You don't pace your videos very well. I immediately thought of soup and soap but assumed soap was the correct answer since one wouldn't wash soup.
Anthony Martinez (1 month ago)
I saw soup first
BeanTrash (1 month ago)
I think you just killed my last 2 brain cells
The Chiggest Bungus (1 month ago)
So that ark on didn’t trick me cuz I’m non religious but my friends super Christian and he tried to tell me about the ark and stuff and he told me about Moses. Cuz I have never read about all the characters, I get a distinction. Being stupid ftw!
H Boss (1 month ago)
A lot of theze didn't fool me :/
Thomas Aldridge (1 month ago)
You can't trick something that doesn't exist...
Yung Hurns Papa (1 month ago)
3:00 i had noah idea
KARLSAS24 (1 month ago)
I have a question why do we need to go school then work like our parents? You know what imean? Also is life boring?
Jasuzu Hhsus (1 month ago)
I’m dumb
Danny (1 month ago)
1:30 nah you edited it to change color rewinding it just turns it back
Isabelle Kenga Ngassa (1 month ago)
here is about the study of 2 systems, and how interpretation varies whether we use2D or 3D.
Rebecca N. (1 month ago)
Eat soap eat soap eAt soAP EAT SOAP *E AT S O A P *
Sasuke Uchiha (1 month ago)
Firstly, you dont need to add 3, I already gave up at +1.... Secondly, I read that exactly as ABC, Ann approached the bank, 12 13 14..... I did nothing as you said in video tbh.... Lastly, am I the only one who first read "Wash Soup" and then realized its supposed to be Soap?
hi, thanks for the amazing videos! Do you have anything to help me to see / understand in 3D. When studying chemistry or biology one often has to think in 3 D and rotate images. It is so hard for me to do it... can you please help?? I hope so :) Have a nice day! :)
Kevin (1 month ago)
I’m always slow thinking.
Selvin Ramirez (1 month ago)
The correct answer was 4906
Adam Harith (1 month ago)
Is that creepy to think that the brain are actually studying itself?
lital davidov (2 months ago)
אתה ישראלי??
Holycraposaurus (2 months ago)
HI, I am mighty tipsy and ive notice the things that system 1 is supposed to do, dont happen as much as when im sober. any thoughs on why alcohol might be the cause of this and how it worksk?
Holycraposaurus (2 months ago)
i mean my system 2 was working fine xD. i got right answers and immedietly read A[weird B]C as A13C … explain plz xD
Sydney (2 months ago)
Ur noodles look good
Tabantha Wheat (2 months ago)
Eat soap
Brooke Val (2 months ago)
What if you know the answer but say something else instead of the answer
LLawz1017 (2 months ago)
So what ur saying is I’m retarded
stylianos constantinou (2 months ago)
I have been blessed
Susanne Elhorst (2 months ago)
6132 7243
Mr dog Woof woof saviour (2 months ago)
“You’ll see soup” **shows noodles**
Mr dog Woof woof saviour (2 months ago)
What’s Moses and Noah
mr clean (2 months ago)
That is not slow thinking that is long
Lily Korenstein (2 months ago)
I saw A 1 3 C I’m special😂
FrostyPG T (2 months ago)
Gives money” now this is how to mafia works
Gamer Fish 14 (2 months ago)
I’ve got a headache now.

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