Brain Games – Wheaton Academy

Brain Games

Are you ready for a truly mind-blowing experience? Through the study of National Geographic’s show, Brain Games, Mr. Rivera will get help you understand your mind. With an intricate series of interactive experiments designed to mess with your mind and reveal the inner-workings of your brain, this class will help you understand psychology in a fun way. Hailed by critics as “tremendous fun” that “makes science entertaining,” Brain Games turns your mind’s eye inwards for a fascinating journey into the three and a half pounds of tissue that makes you… you.

The TV show and class’ corresponding study will reveal how brains process information related to topics like love, stress, addiction, competition, food, fear, trust and language. Interactive games capture hilarious and shocking results, and students get real-world takeaways — how to improve memory, get a better night’s sleep, make more money — to use in everyday situations.

Watch the following clip to learn more about National Geographic’s Brain Games:


Instructor: Christian Rivera
Course Fee: None
Course Requirements / prerequisite: None
Open to: All Grades


Amy Heavey

Winterim Coordinator

Upcoming Events

Winterim 2019

Mon, January 7
January 7-18