Edinburgh Research Explorer

Host : Intelligent Animals

Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Festival/Exhibition


In The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams wrote: 'For instance, on the planet Earth, man had always assumed that he was more intelligent than dolphins because he had achieved so much.' Why do we consider some animals more intelligent than others? Dr Jill MacKay (author of upcoming book Animal Personality) and the panel will discuss what intelligence in animals means for scientists and the research they carry out, with a little advice on how to test the intelligence of your animals. Dogs welcome!


Edinburgh International Science Festival 2018

Abbreviated titleEISF 2018
Duration31 Mar 201815 Apr 2018
CountryUnited Kingdom
Web address (URL)
Degree of recognitionInternational event

Event: Other

ID: 57526431