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Documentary series. This episode explores how our experiences shape our minds and bodies as we journey from the most helpless to the most sophisticated organism on earth.

This programme explores the way our experiences shape our minds and bodies as we make the journey from the most helpless to the most sophisticated organism on earth. Dr Chris and Dr Xand van Tullekan uncover how we develop new skills - whether riding a bike or learning to walk.

They reveal the unexpected link between our heartbeat and our ability to talk. And they show, for the very first time, how memories are formed in our brains, and how our experiences continue to change our bodies and even our genes themselves throughout our lives.

59 minutes

Last on

Fri 29 Jan 2021 15:00

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Chris van Tulleken
Presenter Xand van Tulleken
Executive Producer Andrew Cohen
Series Producer Nigel Paterson
Director Penny Palmer
Producer Penny Palmer

Broadcasts

  • Mon 9 Oct 2017 21:00
  • Fri 10 Nov 2017 01:45
  • Thu 7 Mar 2019 20:00
  • Fri 29 Jan 2021 15:00

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