LENGTH: 3 x 57 minutes
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Paul Scott
PRODUCERS: Isabel Perez & Paul Scott
DIRECTOR: Paul Scott
BROADCASTERS: ABC1 Australia
COINVESTOR: Screen Australia
INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTOR: Cineflix Rights
DVD SALES: Universal Pictures
REDESIGN MY BRAIN features Australian personality Todd Sampson put brain training to the test as he undergoes a radical brain makeover to showcase the revolutionary new science of brain plasticity. In a TV first, we take viewers on an inspirational journey as Todd learns how science can turn an ordinary brain into a super brain in just three months. Today, anyone can become smarter, improve their memory and reverse mental ageing. So under the guidance of the world’s top scientists, Todd trains his brain to attain improved Cognition, enhanced Creativity and a stronger connection between Mind and Body.
MAKE ME SMARTER features Dr Michael Merzenich, the pioneer of the neuroplasticity revolution, as he teaches Todd how to turbo charge his Thinking Speed, Attention and Memory. After only a few weeks of brain training Todd attempts an extreme challenge at the World Memory Championships.
MAKE ME CREATIVE features a team of experts that coach Todd to increase his Creativity and overcome limiting Mindsets. On his way to attempting a large-scale Art-challenge, Todd learns to use Divergent and Lateral thinking and discovers the secret of what makes something Innovative.
MIND OVER MATTER features Australian Institute of Sport expert Dr David Martin as he teaches Todd the X-factor that turns ordinary folk into champions. Todd improves his Mind-Body connection, the ability to Visualize and his Emotional Intelligence. He then faces his greatest fear – being chained, handcuffed and blindfolded underwater – with only his improved brain to help him do a death-defying escape.
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