Plus Pilots: The Developing Brain
01: The Developing Brain
Measured nucleotide by nucleotide, the human genome is nearly 99% identical to that of the chimpanzee. So why don’t we live in trees? Professor Gabrielle Principe takes us back 2 million years to learn how the choices we made back then have kept our species alive, and how the modern world and its technologies continue to affect how our brains develop.