Edinburgh Research Explorer

Host : Edinburgh International Science Festival 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Engagement – Festival/Exhibition

Abstract

Intelligent Animals

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!

Attending event

Edinburgh International Science Festival 2018

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

Event: Other

ID: 81491404