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Animal Intelligence: How We Discover How Smart Animals Really Are

Presenter: Edward A. Wasserman
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Scientists are finally discovering the cognitive basis of how animals think and why they behave as they do. But, just how do scientists make these discoveries without directly asking animals what's on their minds? It turns out that the best scientists have devised ways of uncovering how animal minds work by adhering to the old adage, "actions speak louder than words."

Join speaker Edward A. Wasserman, Ph.D. at our EAM series on May 30th for a lively look at some of the ways scientists discover the cognitive capacities of other species.

T​he lecture and reception will be held in the Lange Theatre, 4th floor of the north Building of Hunter College, 69th Street between Park & Lexington Avenues.