What Makes Us Human?

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Our behavior is actually more than a matter of animal instinct? Of gorillas using sign language to make obscene suggestions pinheader people who can not use the language at all, the pigs learn to Hoover and the sheep who fall in love, this series explores what really distinguishes us from the beasts .

Evolutionary scientist Dr. Armand Leroi explores how and why he became a man, but instead of looking for clues in ancient fossils, looking for rarities, aberrations and mutations that surrounds us today.

What separates us from our animal cousins and makes us essentially human? For centuries, philosophers and archaeologists have asked this question, but at a fundamental level responses have been a mystery until now.
Having argued that the essential difference between ape and man is the big smart brain, Dr. Armand Leroi explores how the special qualities of the brain have allowed us to dominate the planet.

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