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Watch: Darren Aronofsky and a Neuroscientist Discuss How Movies Mess with Your Brain

Photo of Casey Cipriani By Casey Cipriani | Indiewire August 6, 2014 at 2:52PM

Do Darren Aronofsky's films confuse you? Maybe it's your brain.
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Darren Aronofsky
Darren Aronofsky

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hosted a two night event called "Movies in Your Brain: The Science of Cinematic Perception." On one of those evenings, Darren Aronofsky, director of mind-bending films such as "Pi," "The Fountain" and "Black Swan," sat down with psychologist and neuroscientist Jeffrey M. Zacks to discuss storytelling, myth and how human brains perceive these events. Check out the mind-bending video below:

This article is related to: Video, Darren Aronofsky, AMPAS