Season 1, Episode 10 The First Signs of Washoe
First Aired: May 5, 1974
How scientists taught a chimpanzee to communicate with sign language. The chimp's progress is traced, from her first words to "conversations" with humans. Also: research with Lana, a chimp who communicates in sentences by pushing coded keys sequentially on a computer console.
Next On TVSee all »
Cast & Details See all »
- Premiered: March 3, 1974
- Rating: None
- Premise: 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)
Trending TonightSee all »
Who will be eliminated first from Dancing with the Stars?
Brazilian Rhythms for Guitar: Samba, Bossa Nova, Choro, Baião, Frevo, and Other Brazilian Styles, Book & CD (Guitar Masters Series)
By Alfred MusicBuy New: $17.13
By Temple University PressBuy New: $31.64
By Hal Leonard CorporationBuy New: $12.88