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G-Force Vs. Wasabi: How The Brain Registers Pain (encore)

It's time for another spicy smack down in the world of Wow, and this time Gramma G-Force and a Naked Mole Rat go head to head in a battle of...Wasabi?! How will our fearless competitors handle the heat? And what does their brain have to do with it? A new scientific study just might have what it takes to predict the results before the competition even begin
  • Clickherefor a printable "Wowsheet" to help turn this episode of Wow in the World into a scientific learning adventure!
  • It's time for another spicy smack down in the world of Wow, and this time Gramma G-Force and a Naked Mole Rat go head to head in a battle of...Wasabi?! How will our fearless competitors handle the heat? And what does their brain have to do with it? A new scientific study just might have what it takes to predict the results before the competition even begins! It's The Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of the brain on pain! (originally aired 6/17/19)

  • Want to learn more about the science behind wasabi's painful kick? Clickhereto see some of the resources we used to help write this episode!
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