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Being Human Season explores what it means to be human, how we might improve the way we live, and what the future could hold for civilisation, in a series of eye-opening programmes.

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About the season

Meet the Humans 7.35pm Hosted by Dr Michael Mosley, this bold series puts human behaviour under the microscope. A country home is rigged with surveillance cameras and follows a group of unwitting test subjects. From a secret surveillance room, expert analysts providing understanding to human decisions.

World's Most Extraordinary People 8.30pm How might rare medical conditions be a force for good? The series reveals the extraordinary people who are helping scientists make medical breakthroughs.

Future Human: AI 9.35pm What do developments in AI hold for mankind’s future? Humanity is on the brink of a technological revolution which have never been seen before. AI has the potential to change our lives in unimaginable ways. From self-driving cars to robot doctors this series uncovers what the future looks like for humans.

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Episode 1, Series 1

Friday June 21 at 12:05pm

Nostalgia Trip

Episode 1 | Series 1

Dr Michael Mosley immerses his guests in youthful memories of their past to test if it can actually improve their health and explores how reliable our memories actually are.

Episode 1, Series 1

Saturday June 22 at 4:10am

Nostalgia Trip

Episode 1 | Series 1

Dr Michael Mosley immerses his guests in youthful memories of their past to test if it can actually improve their health and explores how reliable our memories actually are.

Episode 2, Series 1

Monday June 24 at 12:15pm

Basic Instincts

Episode 2 | Series 1

In today's world, looks count, especially with the popularity of social media. In this episode, Dr Michael Mosley invites 10 singletons to the country house, on a dating weekend with…

Episode 2, Series 1

Tuesday June 25 at 3:55am

Basic Instincts

Episode 2 | Series 1

In today's world, looks count, especially with the popularity of social media. In this episode, Dr Michael Mosley invites 10 singletons to the country house, on a dating weekend with…

Episode 3, Series 1

Tuesday June 25 at 12:15pm

Pulling Together

Episode 3 | Series 1

This episode looks at how we behave in groups and puts our notions of hierarchy to the test. A group of workers from a company that come to the country house for what they believe is…

Episode 4, Series 1

Wednesday June 26 at 12:20pm

Competitive Streak

Episode 4 | Series 1

Dr Michel Mosley uncovers what makes us competitive and explores the strategies we use to win. He analyses a competitive bunch with the help of sports scientists; how far will they…

Episode 5, Series 1

Thursday June 27 at 12:20pm

Culture Of Fear

Episode 5 | Series 1

Fear is one of our most basic human emotions. Dr. Michael Mosley explores the biology of fear and anxiety in the modern world.

Episode 5, Series 1

Friday June 28 at 4:25am

Culture Of Fear

Episode 5 | Series 1

Fear is one of our most basic human emotions. Dr. Michael Mosley explores the biology of fear and anxiety in the modern world.

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