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Your Inner Fish

The 500-Million-Year History of the Human Brain

Clip: Episode 3 | 3m 19s

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Even though your brain enables you to do some amazing things, its evolutionary story runs deep. Biologists Peter Holland and Neil Shubin go hunting for Amphioxus, a tiny, simple animal, whose genes show us just how ancient our brain truly is.

Aired: 04/09/14 | Rating: NR

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