The Human Spark

The Human Spark

Season 3 Premiered May 2010

Learn the uniqueness of human nature and how we became the most successful species.

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?

Major funding for THE HUMAN SPARK is provided by the National Science Foundation, and by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Additional funding is provided by the John Templeton Foundation, the …

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