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Introduction to Brain Games

Brain Games CommercialTelevision shows are often entertaining, but few are educational, and even fewer pertain to the brain. Television is not a place where I would expect to see programming that helps viewers (whether or not they have a brain injury), test, exercise, and strengthen their brain. However, National Geographic broke the trend when it announced Brain Games. The following short videos promote the show.

Are your eyes deceiving you when you watch the following video? Theme parks use a similar trick to the one in this video to convince you the impossible is possible.

The following addresses a few of the topics in the show.


What do you think when you see something you cannot explain? How do you react when you hear something you cannot explain? Is it possible to feel or smell something you cannot explain? Would you be a good eyewitness? At what time is the show Brain Games scheduled to air?


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Thanks to National Geographic, Brain Games, YouTube, and all the people who made it possible to include the videos I used in this post.

Even after brain surgeries, chemotherapy, and radiation treatments to eradicate his brain cancer, Scott continued to work; continued to study; and earned professional certifications from the Project Management Institute, American Society of Quality, and Stanford University School of Professional Development. How were all of these achievements possible at a time when Scott was struggling with the hurdles of brain injury? The answers are in this blog.

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During the past 13 years, I have been diagnosed with cancer, brain injury, balance issues, stroke, ataxia, visual impairment, and auditory challenges. I have overcome significant adversity! I can explain how to overcome your challenges. I am a very active Toastmaster and a motivational speaker.