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How spontaneous brain activity keeps you alive - Nathan S. Jacobs

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The wheels in your brain are constantly turning, even when you're asleep or not paying attention. In fact, most of your brain’s activities are ones you’d never be aware of … unless they suddenly stopped. Nathan S. Jacobs takes us inside the always active, surprisingly spontaneous brain.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Nathan S. Jacobs
  • Director Hector Herrera
  • Producer Pazit Cahlon
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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