Episode 4: Brainwashed

In this episode of Curiosity, we delve into an intriguing -- yet controversial -- topic. If you've read or seen the Manchurian Candidate, then you might be familiar with the big question Brainwashed is trying to answer: Could someone be brainwashed into being an assassin, going against his or her own natural will to commit murder?

A team of scientists, with the help of world-renowned hypnotherapist Tom Silver, set out to discover whether we truly are in command of our own minds in this audacious experiment to see if ordinary people can be brainwashed and turned into assassins.

And for a quick breakdown of interesting facts from this episode, check out our Brainwashed FAQ here: http://dsc.discovery.com/tv-shows/curiosity/topics/brainwashed-episode4-faq.htm.

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