What Makes Humans Different from the Rest of the Animals?

By: Dov Michaeli, MD, PhD

What makes humans different from animals? Exploring the answer to this question has led researchers to make some fascinating discoveries.

Four-month-old Bonobo holding a human hand. Photo source: iStock

What makes the human superior to field animals?” So mused King Solomon, the wisest man of his times (10th century BCE), in Proverbs. Since then the question of how humans are…