63 mins watch time
Posted September 2020
Were they rag-clad brutes or interconnected roamers of a territory as wide and rich as the Roman Empire? Were they the losers of the human family tree or A-list hominids? In this exciting How To Academy conversation, superstar physicist professor and broadcaster Brian Cox sits down with archaeologist Rebecca Wragg Sykes to discuss the story of our curious, inventive and stoic ancestors. It becomes clear that only by understanding Neanderthals, can we truly understand ourselves.