Season 1
The Beginning of Life: The Series
6 EPISODES • 2016
One of the greatest neuroscience breakthroughs is having discovered that babies are far more than a genetic load. The development of all human beings lies on the combination of genetics, the quality of the relationships and the environment they are set on. The Beginning of Life invites everyone to reflect: are we taking good care of this unique moment, which defines both the present and future of humankind?


1: Fantastic Baby
Nov 11, 2016
An infant is a little scientist built to learn, with no preconcieved notions of the world. The human interactions he or she takes in are essential.
2: Becoming a Parent
Nov 11, 2016
The episode offers frank but humorous firsthand accounts of the sometimes overwhelming but usually beautiful reality of becoming a parent.
3: Free to Learn
Nov 11, 2016
The episode takes a detailed look at the entire life cycle of learning creativity and language skills, from pre-birth to well into adulthood.
4: Denied Childhood
Nov 11, 2016
Environment is a huge factor in a child's health, so it's important to deal with issues that often plague parents, such as poverty, stress and others.
5: It Takes a Village to Raise a Child
Nov 11, 2016
The scope of responsibilities involved in raising a child is very wide. Everyone in the world has a role in the lives of the people brought into it.
6: Emergence of the Self
Nov 11, 2016
A baby's development of the self is an astounding process, one that involves profound bonding with individuals as well as nature and physics.
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