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October 19, 2022

At what age are you smartest? Dig into how your brain development affects your skills at different stages of your life.


Tomorrow is the annual Brain Clash — a decathlon of mental challenges, trivia competitions, and puzzles. Amir needs a smart and capable teammate and must choose between three people: all of different ages and talents. So, who should Amir choose for the contest? Shannon Odell breaks down the idea of “smart” and explores how the brain development impacts the skills at various stages of the lives.

Lesson by Shannon Odell, directed by Biljana Labović.

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