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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 4, Series 1

Sunday December 16 at 9:30pm

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 4, Series 1

Monday December 17 at 3:10am

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

Sunday December 23 at 9:25pm

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

Monday December 24 at 3:10am

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 1, Series 1

Wednesday December 26 at 11:55am

Future Human Ai

Episode 1, Series 1

Thursday December 27 at 5:25am

Future Human Ai

Episode 2, Series 1

Thursday December 27 at 1:10pm

Future Human Ai

Episode 2, Series 1

Friday December 28 at 4:45am

Future Human Ai

Episode 3, Series 1

Friday December 28 at 1:20pm

Future Human Ai

Episode 3, Series 1

Saturday December 29 at 7:05am

Future Human Ai

Episode 1, Series 1

Monday December 31 at 1:25pm

The World's Most Extraordinary People

Episode 1, Series 1

Tuesday January 1 at 3:25am

The World's Most Extraordinary People

Episode 2, Series 1

Tuesday January 1 at 2:10pm

The World's Most Extraordinary People

Episode 1, Series 1

Tuesday January 1 at 9:25pm

Future Human Ai

Episode 1, Series 1

Wednesday January 2 at 2:35am

Future Human Ai

Episode 2, Series 1

Wednesday January 2 at 5:05am

The World's Most Extraordinary People

Episode 1, Series 1

Wednesday January 2 at 10:00am

Future Human Ai

Episode 3, Series 1

Wednesday January 2 at 1:20pm

The World's Most Extraordinary People

Episode 4, Series 1

Thursday January 3 at 1:30pm

The World's Most Extraordinary People

Episode 5, Series 1

Friday January 4 at 1:15pm

The World's Most Extraordinary People

Episode 6, Series 1

Monday January 7 at 1:25pm

The World's Most Extraordinary People

Episode 6, Series 1

Tuesday January 8 at 5:05am

The World's Most Extraordinary People

Episode 2, Series 1

Tuesday January 8 at 9:25pm

Future Human Ai

Episode 2, Series 1

Wednesday January 9 at 2:40am

Future Human Ai

Episode 2, Series 1

Wednesday January 9 at 10:10am

Future Human Ai

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