Online video clips-- some of these may be ephemeral, that is here today gone tomorrow. If you find a relevant video that should be posted here, send me (JL) an email with the link and a sentence or two why it is relevant.
The first primates; what are primates? NOVA; also here.
Lucy's jaw reconstructed by computer imagery. (MSNBC)
Sex on PBS, mate choice
sexual attraction- humans Discovery
Ape Genius (2008)
on the differential evolution of chimps and bonobos, PBS
Papyrus -2000 year old writing
Bird song and language? (interesting but sketchy-- especially on stuttering)
Joe Bogan on animal consciousness (PBS)
computation, brain, and consciousness video IBM almaden lecture series
Michael Gazzaniga and Joe and Alan Alda on cerebral specialization and the "interpreter"
The unique human hand with Alan Alda- "Handmade humans"
the role of "mirror neurons" in social learning. (PBS)
NOVA on the recent Homo floresiensis discovery (a 3 foot tall human)
Clips of Donald and Gua, along with commentary by the Kelloggs.
Clips of Vicki (1947-1954) and the Hayes family
chimp nut cracking
male gorillas duke it out for leader of the pack.
deWaal on chimp friends etc.
bonobo recognizes herself
"Animal kingdom's Sexiest Ape"--ABC TV Nightline
"Ape Talk"" at Slate Magazine - a feature of the Iowa Apes.
Epigenetics-- how twins can become quite distinct phenotypes
Nova on memory and H.M., 2009
bird brains and human language-- any connection? (Nova, 13 min.)
early humans depicted in pop culture (Nova slides)
dolphins and monkeys too?
the famous Caledonian crows; now caught in the wild with camera attached (11/07)
Kanzi ( but don't forget about Alex or Fellow!)
PARENTING AND ATTACHMENT
Harlow's "love" experiments
Freud and his nephew Bernays
Drunk Monk (shared attraction to alcohol)
dog intellect? (google for more)
how does an octopus run? (google for several examples)
object permanence : Piaget's A not B task
BBC series on mammals is on YouTube. Here are most relevant.
Walking with caveman: first ancestors
How smart are animals? PBS 2011