Last Watched

"Herbert Terrace"  Sort by

Project Nim

   2011    Science
The film tells the tale of Nim Chimpsky, a chimpanzee who was the subject of a landmark experiment to see if an ape could learn to communicate with language if raised and nurtured like a human child. This study was the brainchild of Dr. Herbert Terrace, a Columbia University behavioral psychologist who hoped to teach Nim enough language that he could eventually express what he was thinking and feeling. This would refute Noam Chomsky's thesis that language is inherent only in humans, hence his moniker, a direct pun on the famous linguists' name. The doc was a smash when it played at Sundance with this entirely different incredible but true story
Prehistoric America
Prehistoric America

   2003    Nature
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey

   2014    Science
Secrets of the Dead
Secrets of the Dead

   2017    History
Leaving Neverland
Leaving Neverland

   2019    Culture
Out of the Cradle
Out of the Cradle

   2019    History
Vice
Vice

   2013    Culture
Earth at Night in Color
Earth at Night in Color

   2020    Nature