The Human Brain and What It Has Learned About Itself.

August 5, 2014 With David Linden and Ariyeh Routenberg

It is not the “opposable thumb” or “bipedal locomotion” that accounts for human superiority over other animals. Rather—and of course—it is the evolved brain of homo sapiens. Two leading brain researchers discuss the role of the brain in “language, love, liberty” and other distinctive human attributes in this conversation from 2007.