The Resource Ape genius, written, produced and directed by John Rubin ; a production of NOVA and National Geographic Television in association with John Rubin Productions, Inc. ; WGBH Boston, (videorecording)

Ape genius, written, produced and directed by John Rubin ; a production of NOVA and National Geographic Television in association with John Rubin Productions, Inc. ; WGBH Boston, (videorecording)

Label
Ape genius
Title
Ape genius
Statement of responsibility
written, produced and directed by John Rubin ; a production of NOVA and National Geographic Television in association with John Rubin Productions, Inc. ; WGBH Boston
Title variation
Nova
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Discusses what is known about the intelligence of our nearest relatives, the great apes, including chimpanzees, bonobos, orangutans, and gorillas. Looks at historical research that shows they can use simple tools and even be trained to communicate in sign language. Also investigates newer research that looks at planned use of weapons, math ability, creative problem solving, reasoning, cooperation, imitation, social emotions, and other aspects of intelligence. Asks what forms the crucial differences in intellect between apes and humans
Member of
Cataloging source
NLM
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Nova (Television program)
Credits note
Camera, Neil Rettig et al. ; editor, Jim Ohm ; music, Robert Neufeld
Dewey number
156.3
Language note
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Described verbally for the visually impaired
LC call number
QL737.P96
LC item number
A64 2008
NLM call number
  • 2008 AV-0140
  • QL 737.P96
PerformerNote
Narrator, David Slavin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rubin, John
  • National Geographic Television & Film
  • John Rubin Productions
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Runtime
54
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cognition
  • Chimpanzees
  • Bonobo
  • Psychology, Comparative
  • Apes
  • Animal intelligence
  • Hominids
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Ape genius, written, produced and directed by John Rubin ; a production of NOVA and National Geographic Television in association with John Rubin Productions, Inc. ; WGBH Boston, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle on disc label: What separates apes from humans
  • Originally broadcast on television as a NOVA/National Geographic special on Feb. 19, 2008
  • Dolby digital; anamorphic widescreen format
  • Special feature: teaching materials in PDF format
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Culture club -- Copycats -- Getting along -- Impulse control -- Mind reading -- Shared goals
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 54 min.)
Isbn
9781593758219
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421424692
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WG42469
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn212634214
  • (OCoLC)212634214
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ape genius, written, produced and directed by John Rubin ; a production of NOVA and National Geographic Television in association with John Rubin Productions, Inc. ; WGBH Boston, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle on disc label: What separates apes from humans
  • Originally broadcast on television as a NOVA/National Geographic special on Feb. 19, 2008
  • Dolby digital; anamorphic widescreen format
  • Special feature: teaching materials in PDF format
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Culture club -- Copycats -- Getting along -- Impulse control -- Mind reading -- Shared goals
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 54 min.)
Isbn
9781593758219
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421424692
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WG42469
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn212634214
  • (OCoLC)212634214
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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