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Sep 8th, 2022 | 1:22:54

What Does it Mean to Be Human? | Joshua Swamidass & Scott Lilienfeld

There's a lot that humans can do that other animals can't — we can make beautiful works of art and develop life-saving medicines. But, there's a lot we share in common. For example, we share 99% of our DNA with chimpanzees. You may wonder, then, where does our *humanness* lie? What makes humans unique?

This program was recorded at a Veritas Forum event at Emory University in 2018. The original title was, "What Does it Mean to Be Human?" and featured Dr. Joshua Swamidass, professor of biomedicine at the University of Washington at St. Louis and Dr. Scott Lilienfeld, a professor of psychology at Emory. If you like this episode, please rate, review, and subscribe!