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How Smart Are Animals? (Episode #504H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Apr 22, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

How well can we understand what's going on in the brains of non-human animals? Do our pets - like dogs - have the same feelings we do? How smart are animals really?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Apr 25, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED World: Thu, Apr 25, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Apr 23, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

How Does The Brain Work? (Episode #503H)

KQED World: Thu, Apr 18, 2013 -- 7:00 AM

Can new science help us understand how the brain allows us to think, act, feel, behave and process the world around us?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Apr 20, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Apr 18, 2013 -- 1:00 PM

What Are Animals Thinking? (Episode #605H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 17, 2013 -- 3:00 AM

Have you ever wondered what's going on inside an Animal's head? How do they see the world -- and us? Is your dog really feeling guilty when it gives you that famous "guilty look?" Do pigeon brains possess "superpowers" that allow them to find their way home across hundreds of unfamiliar miles? David Pogue meets -- and competes -- with a menagerie of smart critters that challenge preconceived notions about what makes "us" different from "them" expanding our understanding of how animals really think.

How Smart Are Animals? (Episode #504H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 17, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

How well can we understand what's going on in the brains of non-human animals? Do our pets - like dogs - have the same feelings we do? How smart are animals really?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Apr 25, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED World: Thu, Apr 25, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Apr 23, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

What Are Animals Thinking? (Episode #605H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Apr 16, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Have you ever wondered what's going on inside an Animal's head? How do they see the world -- and us? Is your dog really feeling guilty when it gives you that famous "guilty look?" Do pigeon brains possess "superpowers" that allow them to find their way home across hundreds of unfamiliar miles? David Pogue meets -- and competes -- with a menagerie of smart critters that challenge preconceived notions about what makes "us" different from "them" expanding our understanding of how animals really think.

How Smart Are Animals? (Episode #504H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Apr 16, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

How well can we understand what's going on in the brains of non-human animals? Do our pets - like dogs - have the same feelings we do? How smart are animals really?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Apr 25, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED World: Thu, Apr 25, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Apr 23, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Can We Live Forever? (Episode #502H)

KQED World: Thu, Apr 11, 2013 -- 7:00 AM

Why do our bodies fall apart over time? Is there any way to stop the process? How well can we build body parts and organs to replace ones that get damaged? Neil deGrasse Tyson hosts.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Apr 11, 2013 -- 1:00 PM

Can We Make It to Mars? (Episode #501)

KQED World: Thu, Apr 4, 2013 -- 7:00 AM

A trip to Mars and back could take two to three years. Can humans survive the journey, fraught with deadly meteoroids, bone and muscle wasting, and perilous levels of radiation?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Apr 4, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
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