Horizon – 2011-2012 – 10. Out of Control?
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Click on the image Science series. People like to think they are in control of their lives – of what they feel and think. But scientists are now discovering this is often simply an illusion.
We all like to think we are in control of our lives – of what we feel and what we think. But scientists are now discovering this is often simply an illusion.
Surprising experiments are revealing that what you think you do and what you actually do can be very different. Your unconscious mind is often calling the shots, influencing the decisions you make, from what you eat to who you fall in love with. If you think you are really in control of your life, you may have to think again.
[From BBC iPlayer: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b01dlglq/Horizon_20112012_Out_of_Control/]