THE AMAZING HUMAN BODY

Explore the internal mechanics of the human body through pioneering graphics and captivating scientific case studies. Witness the fascinating and finely tuned systems that keep the body motoring and the scientists guessing.

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When Puberty Starts

01:07

What determines when we start puberty has until recently been a mystery.



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Kate Burn, Ballerina

01:30

The story of how our body deals with damage and repair can be told through Kate's feet.

Danny McCaskill, Cyclist

01:56

Danny demonstrates how new motor skills must be learned and developed with practice.

Recker Eans, Drummer

02:01

What Recker does during this growing period will change the structure of his brain.

Our Fears

00:53

Fear is a learned behavior.

Extreme Cold

01:31

Our bodies respond quickly to survive in cold temperatures.

Working Together

01:42

We learn to work together by reading the emotions and facial expressions of others.