Weapons of Influence

The advent of big data has given corporate marketers, social media companies and politicians the ability to hack your autopilot system in shocking new ways. Learn why the survival of democracy itself is at stake and how you can protect it.

Premier on September 9

Follow host, Jacob Ward, (The TODAY Show), from the farthest corners of the globe to the inside of your mind as he sets out to discover we are not who we think we are. We imagine our conscious minds make most decisions, but in reality we go through much of our lives on “auto-pilot”. And marketers and social media companies rely on it. Hacking Your Mind offers you an auto-pilot owner’s manual.

Hacking Your Mind Episodes

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The Wings of Angels

Hacking Your Mind for the good of society.

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Us vs. Them

Our autopilot biases against “them” are tearing our country apart — but there is a fix.

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Living on Autopilot

Did you know you go through most of your life on autopilot with no owner's manual?

Hacking Your Mind Extras

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How Can Police Overcome Their Biases?

See cops convince other cops that they really are biased.

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How Do Police Treat Black And White People Differently?

See the almost automatic transformation in how cops behave when they stop a Black person.

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What Did Scientists' 'Rise Of Trump' Study Reveal?

Discover the easiest way for a politician to change how people vote.

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Why Can't We All Get Along?

Watch kids in real time automatically divide people into “us” and “them”.