The Brain with David Eagleman

Episode 6 | Emergence: What Ants can Teach Us

Clip: Episode 6

Dr. David Eagleman visits the Houston Zoo to see how a colony of ants, working together, can give rise to something much greater than the sum of its parts. And so it may be with the brain.

Aired: 11/18/15

Rating: TV-PG

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