Derren Brown: The System

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The system, a special channel 4 in which Brown shared his method 100 percent guaranteed to win at the horses.

The show is based on the idea that a system could be developed to ensure a winning horse racing. Cameras followed an audience member, Khadisha, as Brown sent anonymously correct predictions of five races in a row, before his place to encourage as much money as he could in the sixth race.

To demonstrate the system to the viewer, Brown threw a coin that shows ten heads in a row to prove that it was impossible, but highly unlikely.

After Brown had placed a bet of £ 4,000 Khadisha money on a horse in the final race, he explained that the system actually did not exist.

Brown said that the principle behind the system (basically the confirmation bias or survival bias) is what is behind the belief in spiritualism or homeopathic medicine and alternative

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