Scientist Profile: Primate Scientist

Clip | 2m 13s

When Primate Scientist Lisa Parr was a girl, she already knew she wanted to be a scientist. In college, she learned about the exciting world of primates. Now, at the Yerkes Primate Research Center, she studies how chimpanzees communicate with their facial expressions and gestures and how chimps recognize each other. Lisa hopes to learn more about the human mind by studying these amazing primates!

Aired: 10/29/14

Rating: TV-Y

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