A better knowledge of the brain, leads to better knowledge of society. Understanding the gigantic network of neurons provides us with views on the way children learn and how to keep our body and mind healthy. Matching brains with computers results in new options for neuroscience and advanced technology, prompting ethical questions along the way. In five short talks at the Lux theatre in Nijmegen, four of my colleagues of the Donders Institute in Nijmegen and me provide insights on five branches of brain research. This is a video of my exploration of the brain as a computer.