Our Inner Ape: A Leading Primatologist Explains Why We Are Who We Are

March 24, 2006

Humans and apes share numerous traits, from our curiosity to our tendency to form groups and communities. Today on Focus, we're joined by professor of psychology Frans de Waal to discuss humans' primate heritage and how we compare to different kinds of apes that still exist today.

Guest: Frans de Waal (Professor in the Psychology Department of Emory University; Director of the Living Links Center at the Yerkes Primate Center in Atlanta; author of Our Inner Ape: A Leading Primatologist Explains Why We Are Who We Are)