Nova1974 | TV Show

Cast & Crew  |  Episode Guide

PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a (more…)

Premiered: March 3, 1974

Rating: None

User Rating: (139 ratings)

Your Rating:

Season 4, Episode 10 The Human Animal

First Aired: March 23, 1977

"The Human Animal" examines a theory that human behavior patterns are influenced by genes. Sociobiologists have based this theory on observations of animals and insects. An example depicted is an ant colony, whose members are said to be genetically "programmed."

Previous Episode

The Gene Engineers

Season 4, Episode 9

March 16, 1977

Next Episode

The Wolf Equation

Season 4, Episode 11

March 30, 1977

Shop