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In this episode, strange sto­ries of brains that lead their own­ers astray, knock them off bal­ance, and, some­times, pro­pel them to do amaz­ing things.

We hear from a kid whose voice was dis­guised from him­self, relive a sur­re­al day in the life of a young researcher hijacked by her own brain, and try to keep up with an ultra-ath­lete who, after suf­fer­ing ter­ri­ble seizures, gained extra­or­di­nary abil­i­ties by remov­ing a chunk of her brain.