Becoming You

An examination of how the first 2,000 days on earth shape the rest of people’s lives, as seen through the eyes of more than 100 children across the world; a look at how children learn to think, speak and move from birth to five-years-old.

Episodes

1- Who Am I?

A journey of discovery to find out how children evolve their identities from a blank canvas.

2- Moving

Following the remarkable transformation of helpless newborns into children, able to move their bodies like no other animal on the planet.

3- Making Friends

An exploration of how children build relationships, from first bonds to true friendships.

4- Feeling

Gaining a deeper understanding of how children learn about emotions, as well as the ability to control them by age five.

5- Talking

From a newborn’s first cry to pointing, babbling and speaking, how children, including deaf children, learn to communicate.

6- Thinking

Following every step of the journey as children learn to use their brains to solve problems and invent fantasy worlds.