Episode 1 – Isolation
nod lower and raise one’s head slightly and briefly, especially in greeting, assent, or understanding, or to give someone a signal. startle cause (a person or animal) to feel sudden shock or alarm. sane (of a person) of sound mind; not mad or mentally ill. agitation a state of anxiety or nervous excitement. hallucination an experience involving the apparent perception of something not present. banishment تبعید menstrual of or relating to the menses or menstruation. قاعدگی hindrance a thing that provides resistance, delay, or obstruction to something or someone. subterranean existing, occurring, or done under the earth’s surface. buoyant able or apt to stay afloat or rise to the top of a liquid or gas. recreational relating to or denoting activity done for enjoyment when one is not working. loathing a feeling of intense dislike or disgust; hatred. spoke each of the bars or wire rods connecting the center of a wheel to its outer edge. Episode 2 – Conformity
debrief question (someone, typically a soldier or spy) about a completed mission or undertaking. reverb an effect whereby the sound produced by an amplifier or an amplified musical instrument is made to reverberate slightly. kaleidoscope a toy consisting of a tube containing mirrors and pieces of colored glass or paper, whose reflections produce changing patterns that are visible through an eyehole when the tube is rotated. euphoria a feeling or state of intense excitement and happiness. hallucinogenic توهم زا bystander a person who is present at an event or incident but does not take part. dissonance lack of harmony among musical notes. conformity compliance with standards, rules, or laws.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asch_conformity_experiments Episode 3 – Destruction
stand in expressing the situation of something that is or appears to be enclosed or surrounded by something else. tally calculate the total number of. effigy a sculpture or model of a person. rubberneck turn one’s head to stare at something in a foolish manner. impulse a sudden strong and unreflective urge or desire to act. gland an organ in the human or animal body that secretes particular chemical substances for use in the body or for discharge into the surroundings. catharsis the process of releasing, and thereby providing relief from, strong or repressed emotions. bigot a person who is bigoted. متعصب pent-up closely confined or held back. entropy lack of order or predictability; gradual decline into disorder. vent a slit in a garment, especially in the lower edge of the back of a coat through the seam. Episode 4 – Artificial Intelligence
reciprocate respond to (a gesture or action) by making a corresponding one. synthesize make (something) by synthesis, especially chemically. sassy lively, bold, and full of spirit; cheeky. expound present and explain (a theory or idea) systematically and in detail. torso the trunk of the human body. Episode 5 – Freedom of Choice
dwell live in or at a specified place. shroud wrap or dress (a body) in a shroud for burial. lounge lie, sit, or stand in a relaxed or lazy way, a public room, as in a hotel, theater, or club, in which to sit and relax. adrift (of a boat or its passengers) floating without being either moored or steered. hearth the floor of a fireplace. licorice a sweet, chewy, aromatic black substance made by evaporation from the juice of a root and used as candy and in medicine. citrus a tree of a genus that includes citron, lemon, lime, orange, and grapefruit. Native to Asia, citrus trees are widely cultivated in warm countries for their fruit, which has juicy flesh and a pulpy rind. مرکبات inundate overwhelm (someone) with things or people to be dealt with. concur be of the same opinion; agree. sheeple people compared to sheep in being docile, foolish, or easily led.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moran_Cerf Episode 6 – Touch
crave feel a powerful desire for (something). dread great fear or apprehension. cerebellum the part of the brain at the back of the skull in vertebrates. Its function is to coordinate and regulate muscular activity. straddle an act of sitting or standing with one’s legs wide apart. goose poke (someone) between the buttocks. prickle (of a person’s skin or a part of the body) experience a tingling sensation, especially as a result of strong emotion. tingle experience or cause to experience a slight prickling or stinging sensation. induce succeed in persuading or influencing (someone) to do something. demeanor outward behavior or bearing. prime make (something) ready for use or action, in particular. invasive (especially of plants or a disease) tending to spread prolifically and undesirably or harmfully. susceptible likely or liable to be influenced or harmed by a particular thing. nausea a feeling of sickness with an inclination to vomit. marry cause to meet or fit together; combine.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Congenital_insensitivity_to_pain Episode 7 – In Your Face
primate a mammal of an order that includes the lemurs, bushbabies, tarsiers, marmosets, monkeys, apes, and humans. They are distinguished by having hands, handlike feet, and forward-facing eyes, and, with the exception of humans, are typically agile tree-dwellers. ascribe attribute something to (a cause). contract decrease in size, number, or range. smear coat or mark (something) messily or carelessly with a greasy or sticky substance. deposit a layer or body of accumulated matter. saliva watery liquid secreted into the mouth by glands, providing lubrication for chewing and swallowing, and aiding digestion. contortion a twisted or bent condition, state, or form.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Changizi Episode 8 – Do You Know Yourself
Episode 1 – The Greater Good
precursor a person or thing that comes before another of the same kind; a forerunner. conundrum a confusing and difficult problem or question. hurtle move or cause to move at a great speed, typically in a wildly uncontrolled manner. barrel drive or move fast, often heedless of surroundings or conditions. enact act out (a role or play) on stage. invigorate give strength or energy to. freight goods transported by truck, train, ship, or aircraft. ballast heavy material, such as gravel, sand, iron, or lead, placed low in a vessel to improve its stability. exhilarate make (someone) feel very happy, animated, or elated. helm a tiller or wheel and any associated equipment for steering a ship or boat. pontificate express one’s opinions in a way considered annoyingly pompous and dogmatic.
A life is a life
I didn’t want that power
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Face_validity Episode 2 – The Psychedelic Experience
Episode 3 – Interrogation
resort turn to and adopt (a strategy or course of action, especially a disagreeable or undesirable one) so as to resolve a difficult situation. coerce persuade (an unwilling person) to do something by using force or threats. dull make or become dull or less intense. botched carry out (a task) badly or carelessly. dilute make (a liquid) thinner or weaker by adding water or another solvent to it. euphoric characterized by or feeling intense excitement and happiness. litter make (a place) untidy with rubbish or a large number of objects left lying about. sedated calm (someone) or make them sleep by administering a sedative drug. deplete use up the supply or resources of. resolute admirably purposeful, determined, and unwavering. Episode 4 – Your Brain on Tech
erratic not even or regular in pattern or movement; unpredictable. inanimate not alive, especially not in the manner of animals and humans. crayon a pencil or stick of colored chalk or wax, used for drawing. pistol a very energetic or enterprising person. mallet a hammer with a large, usually wooden head, used especially for hitting a chisel. isomorphic corresponding or similar in form and relations. Episode 5 – How to Make a Hero
transcend be or go beyond the range or limits of (something abstract, typically a conceptual field or division). confederate bring (states or groups of people) into an alliance. rambunctious uncontrollably exuberant; boisterous. altruistic showing a disinterested and selfless concern for the well-being of others; unselfish. conscience an inner feeling or voice viewed as acting as a guide to the rightness or wrongness of one’s behavior. allegiance loyalty or commitment of a subordinate to a superior or of an individual to a group or cause. outright altogether; completely. fudge nonsense (expressing disbelief or annoyance). skeptical not easily convinced; having doubts or reservations. man (of personnel) work at, run, or operate (a place or piece of equipment) or defend (a fortification). espionage the practice of spying or of using spies, typically by governments to obtain political and military information. murky dark and gloomy, especially due to thick mist. turbulence violent or unsteady movement of air or water, or of some other fluid. cape a headland or promontory. domineer assert one’s will over another in an arrogant way. inmate a person confined to an institution such as a prison or hospital. infamous well known for some bad quality or deed. spiral show a continuous and dramatic increase. faze disturb or disconcert (someone). retrospect a survey or review of a past course of events or period of time. Episode 6 – The Power of Suggestion
intrinsic belonging naturally; essential. seizure the action of capturing someone or something using force. baffle totally bewilder or perplex. sleight the use of dexterity or cunning, especially so as to deceive. contraption a machine or device that appears strange or unnecessarily complicated, and often badly made or unsafe. bolster support or strengthen; prop up. yawn involuntarily open one’s mouth wide and inhale deeply due to tiredness or boredom. integral necessary to make a whole complete; essential or fundamental. suggestion القاء – الهام tantrum an uncontrolled outburst of anger and frustration, typically in a young child. impulse a sudden strong and unreflective urge or desire to act. aura the distinctive atmosphere or quality that seems to surround and be generated by a person, thing, or place. concussion temporary unconsciousness caused by a blow to the head. The term is also used loosely of the aftereffects such as confusion or temporary incapacity. pick repeatedly pull at something with one’s fingers. debilitate make (someone) weak and infirm. potent having great power, influence, or effect. placebo a harmless pill, medicine, or procedure prescribed more for the psychological benefit to the patient than for any physiological effect. sham bogus; false. embark شروع کردن boast (of a person, place, or thing) possess (a feature that is a source of pride). Episode 7 – Divergent Minds
trailblazer a person who makes a new track through wild country. blissful extremely happy; full of joy. layman a person without professional or specialized knowledge in a particular subject. puff a short, explosive burst of breath or wind. thud move, fall, or strike something with a dull, heavy sound. dormant (of an animal) having normal physical functions suspended or slowed down for a period of time; in or as if in a deep sleep. ragtime music characterized by a syncopated melodic line and regularly accented accompaniment, evolved by black American musicians in the 1890s and played especially on the piano. fiddle کمانچه eureka a cry of joy or satisfaction when one finds or discovers something. prodigious remarkably or impressively great in extent, size, or degree. echolalia meaningless repetition of another person’s spoken words as a symptom of psychiatric disorder. scalp the skin covering the head, excluding the face. lesion a region in an organ or tissue that has suffered damage through injury or disease, such as a wound, ulcer, abscess, tumor, etc.. aphasia loss of ability to understand or express speech, caused by brain damage. autopsy a postmortem examination to discover the cause of death or the extent of disease. savant a learned person, especially a distinguished scientist. sagittal relating to or denoting the suture on top of the skull that runs between the parietal bones in a front to back direction.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Derek_Paravicini Episode 8 – The Electric Brain
chip cut or break (a small piece) from the edge or surface of a hard material. devotion love, loyalty, or enthusiasm for a person, activity, or cause. vegetative (of a person) alive but comatose and without apparent brain activity or responsiveness. pedestal the base or support on which a statue, obelisk, or column is mounted. protrude extend beyond or above a surface. limb an arm or leg of a person or four-legged animal, or a bird’s wing. distort change the form of (an electrical signal or sound wave) during transmission, amplification, or other processing. lukewarm (of liquid or food that should be hot) only moderately warm; tepid. tug pull (something) hard or suddenly. marionette a puppet worked from above by strings attached to its limbs. apprehensive anxious or fearful that something bad or unpleasant will happen. synapse a junction between two nerve cells, consisting of a minute gap across which impulses pass by diffusion of a neurotransmitter. bead a small piece of glass, stone, or similar material, typically rounded and perforated for threading with others as a necklace or rosary or for sewing onto fabric. anesthetize administer an anesthetic to (a person or animal), especially so as to induce a loss of consciousness. Season 3
Episode 1 – The Cognitive Tradeoff Hypothesis
holistically به طور جامع pupil a student in school. postulate suggest or assume the existence, fact, or truth of (something) as a basis for reasoning, discussion, or belief. carnivorous (of an animal) feeding on other animals. morsel a small piece or amount of food; a mouthful. forage bulky food such as grass or hay for horses and cattle; fodder. savanna a grassy plain in tropical and subtropical regions, with few trees. Episode 2 – Moral Licensing
confabulation Confabulation is a symptom of various memory disorders in which made-up stories fill in any gaps in memory. insincere not expressing genuine feelings. prolong extend the duration of. utmost most extreme; greatest. Episode 3 – The Stilwell Brain
intricacies the quality of being intricate. sod the surface of the ground, with the grass growing on it. roundworm a nematode, especially a parasitic one found in the intestines of mammals. emergent in the process of coming into being or becoming prominent. feat an achievement that requires great courage, skill, or strength. Episode 4 – The Stanford Prison Experiment