How to Make a Hero - Mind Field S2 (Ep 5)

/ 1 day ago /

What makes a hero? Dr. Philip Zimbardo, the psychologist behind the infamous Stanford Prison Experiment, now runs seminars to teach everyday people how to be heroes. But can heroism be learned?...

Mr. Xtreme - Mind Field S2

/ 1 day ago /

In San Diego, real-life superheroes walk the streets as part of the Xtreme Justice League. I chat with Mr. Xtreme, one of the league's most visible members, to discuss what it means to be...

False Confession Victim - Mind Field S2

/ 1 week ago /

I sit down with Jeffrey Deskovic, a real-life victim of a false confession conviction.

Digital Drugs - Mind Field S2

/ 1 week ago /

Is there a way to experience the effects of psychedelic drugs without having to ingest anything? Watch as I test out a few of these unconventional audio and visual files to see if their claims...

Uncut False Confession - Mind Field S2

/ 1 week ago /

Expert Melissa Russano elicits a false confession from one of our test subjects in this fascinating, uncut session.

The Human Lab Rat - Mind Field S2

/ 1 week ago /

Check out this extended cut of my challenging experience as a human lab rat in a giant, 60-foot real-world maze.

The Psychedelic Experience - Mind Field S2 (Ep 2)

/ 1 week ago /

Do psychedelic drugs really bring about self-healing and personal enlightenment? New research says they may. In this episode, I travel to the Amazonian jungle of Peru to experience the mind-expan...

Gail Thomas Interview - Mind Field S2

/ 1 week ago /

I explore how psychedelics can improve mental health in my interview with cancer survivor Gail Thomas, as we discuss her experience in a study involving psilocybin--or mushrooms.

Interrogation - Mind Field S2 (Ep 3)

/ 1 week ago /

Psychology. Neuroscience. Drugs. All can be tools of interrogation. In this episode, an expert shows me how to coerce unsuspecting subjects into signing false confessions; a police psychologis...

A Few Personal Questions - Mind Field S2

/ 1 week ago /

With just seven days until my Ayahuasca ceremony, I fill out a recommended personality survey—which becomes a little revealing.

Grayson Brulte Interview - Mind Field S2

/ 1 week ago /

I get candid with Grayson Brulte, autonomous vehicle expert, as we discuss the potential ethical issues associated with driverless cars.

Your Brain on Tech - Mind Field S2 (Ep 4)

/ 1 week ago /

Technology isn't just changing our lives. It's literally changing our brains -- and maybe for the better. In this episode, I'm a human lab rat in a groundbreaking study at UC Irvine,...

Mind Field Season 2 - Official Trailer

/ 1 week ago /

Watch the official trailer for Mind Field Season 2, a YouTube Red Original Series. Premieres December 6! In the second season of Mind Field, creator/host Michael Stevens takes us on an even...

The Greater Good - Mind Field S2 (Ep 1)

/ 1 week ago /

Would you reroute a train to run over one person to prevent it from running over five others? In the classic “Trolley Problem” survey, most people say they would. But I wanted to test what...

Which Way Is Down?

/ 1 month ago /

BRAIN CANDY LIVE http://www.braincandylive.com/tickets THE VSAUCE CURIOSITY BOX: https://www.curiositybox.com/ Links to sources and to learn more below! my twitter https://twitter.com/tweetsauce...

The Napkin Ring Problem

/ 4 months ago /

Brain Candy Live FALL TOUR: http://www.braincandylive.com/tickets The Curiosity Box: https://www.curiositybox.com/ LINKS TO LEARN MORE BELOW! my twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce...

How Much of the Earth Can You See at Once?

/ 5 months ago /

My shirt is from this quarter's CURIOSITY BOX: http://www.curiositybox.com/ MY TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce MY INSTAGRAM: http://www.instagram.com/electricpants Thanks to Mitchell...

Vsauce Live Stream!

/ 6 months ago /

Ask us questions on twitter! http://twitter.com/tweetsauce http://twitter.com/vsaucetwo http://twitter.com/vsaucethree Get the Curiosity Box! http://curiositybox.com.

Do You Know Yourself? - Mind Field (Ep 8)

/ 9 months ago /

What makes you, you? If even the most basic parts of you, like your memories or your past, can be forgotten or manipulated, how can you know ever really know who “you” are? In this episode...

In Your Face - Mind Field (Ep 7)

/ 10 months ago /

How much do we communicate through facial expressions? Are our expressions affected by our moods, or is it the other way around? And what happens to your ability to relate to others when...

Touch - Mind Field (Ep 6)

/ 10 months ago /

How much of the sensations we feel is determined by our physical bodies? Maybe our minds play a bigger role than we know. I'll see if people can be tricked into feeling intense physical...