Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?

Date: 

May 12, 2016, 6:00 pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge, MA 02138
Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?
Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?

Interview, Book Signing, and Reception

Registration for this event is FULL.

Frans de Waal, C.H. Candler Professor of Psychology and Director of the Living Links Center at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University

Vicki Croke, author and host of Boston WBUR’s The Wild Life

Primatologist Frans de Waal has written a groundbreaking work that makes us rethink everything we know about animals. Based on research on species ranging from crows to elephants, he will reveal how intelligent animals really are and how much we underestimate their abilities. Vicki Croke, New York Times bestselling author of Elephant Company, will moderate a discussion with de Waal.

 

Co-sponsored by the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology and Harvard Museum of Natural History. Presented in collaboration with WBUR, Boston’s NPR news station. Reception supported by the Harvard Chapter of Sigma Xi

Free and open to the public, registration required. Free event parking is available at the 52 Oxford Street Garage.