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The Human Spark | Brain Matters | Kermit Loves Bucket | PBS

http://www.pbs.org/humanspark Alan Alda meets Harvard University cognitive psychologist Elizabeth Spelke, who is testing the representational thinking skills of children by asking them to relate a map to the real world. Can the children put Kermit in his bucket, or does he end up sitting on the map?In "The Human Spark," 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? Coming to PBS over three Wednesdays: January 6, 13, and 20, 2010 (check local listings). Learn more, and tell us what YOU think makes us human at http://www.pbs.org/humanspark
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