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Ape Genius

   2008    Science
The great apes which include chimps, orangutans, gorillas and bonobos, seem to have rich emotional lives similar to our own. But just how smart are these animals? A new generation of investigators are converging on an explanation for why the non-human great apes never made the breakthrough into an accelerating human-style culture that builds on the achievements of previous generations.

Monogamy

   2018    Culture
From virtually the moment we're born, there's a story that's preached across cultures and continents. It's a familiar fairy tale, that finding one true love is the key to a fulfilled and happy life. As an adult, we're forced to reconcile the messaging on monogamy with one simple fact: humans are terrible at it.
What do biology, human history and the promiscuity of bonobos reveal about monogamy? Experts and everyday couples weigh in on shifting cultural norms.
Series: Explained

Rotten
Rotten

   2018    Nature
The Mind Explained
The Mind Explained

   2019    Medicine
The Brain with David Eagleman
The Brain with David Eagleman

   2015    Medicine
Planet Earth
Planet Earth

   2007    Nature
Coldplay Live
Coldplay Live

   2012    Art
Hidden Kingdoms
Hidden Kingdoms

   2014    Nature
The Last Narc
The Last Narc

   2020    Culture
Reel Rock
Reel Rock

   2014    Culture