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Brains on Trial with Alan Alda takes a fictitious crime — a convenience store robbery that goes horribly wrong — and builds from it a gripping courtroom drama. As the trial unfolds it takes us into the brains of the major participants — defendant, witnesses, jurors, judge — while Alan Alda visits the laboratories of some dozen neuroscientists exploring how brains work when they become entangled wi

Episodes

Season 1
Jimmy Moran is found guilty of badly injuring a woman during a robbery. In the sentencing...
Season 1
On trial is Jimmy Moran, who at 18 took part in a store robbery during which the...


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Join host Alan Alda in a unique blending of his two passions — drama and science.