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."

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  • Premiered: March 3, 1974
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  • 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)

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