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  • Human Spark

The Human Spark | Brain Matters | Kermit Loves Bucket | PBS

Duration: 03:08
Program: Human Spark #103

Alan Alda meets Harvard University cognitive psychologist Elizabeth Spelke, who is testing the representational thinking skills of children by asking them to relate a map to the real world. Can the children put Kermit in his bucket, or does he end up sitting on the map? In "The Human Spark," Alan Alda visits dozens of scientists on three continents -- and even undergoes an examination of his own brain -- to find the answer to one question: What makes us human?

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Post Date: January 17, 2010