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THE HUMAN SPARK

So Human, So Chimp

  • Aired: 01/12/2010
  • 54:42
  • Rating: TV-G
Alan Alda joins researchers studying human children and chimpanzees to discover why we share some skills with our closest living relatives, but have far surpassed them in our most uniquely human capabilities. Though we both descend from a common ancestor and are genetically so similar, why are we worlds apart in our behaviors and abilities?
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Alan Alda explores how much humans and chimps have in common, and what sets us apart.
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