Animal Minds

Animal Minds

When we gaze into the eyes of another animal, can we know what they might be thinking?
Animal Leaders

Animal Leaders

By Dale Peterson Ph.D.
How the one in charge can affect moral culture.
Are Chimpanzees Self-Aware?

Are Chimpanzees Self-Aware?

By Stephen Fleming Ph.D.
Can we tell if animals are conscious?
Dogs Don't Remember:

Dogs Don't Remember:

By Ira Hyman Ph.D.
Episodic memory may distinguish humans.
What Brain Scans Reveal

What Brain Scans Reveal

By John M. Marzluff Ph.D.
How the crow brain assesses dangerous situations.

Why We Love Our Pets: They're Just Like Us!

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Which breed you own says a lot more about you than you might think.

What's With the Cat, and Other Questions about Singles and Their Pets

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
A pet is not compensation for not having a spouse.

Sexy Bees and Their Dream Houses

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
See nature as those who love it (and write about it) do.

Do Dogs Have a “Mind’s Eye?”

By Lee Charles Kelley
Can We Communicate With Dogs Using Mental Images?

How Emotionally Attached Are You to Your Pet?

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
10 ways to measure the role of pets in your life

How a Pet Can Sharpen Your Mindfulness Skills

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
My hound dog heightens my sensory awareness and keeps me in the present moment.

Gay animals

By Nigel Barber Ph.D.
Gay animals imply homosexuality is natural

Dogs Learn by Modeling the Behavior of Other Dogs

By Stanley Coren Ph.D., F.R.S.C.
Where human prompting may fail to teach a puppy, another dog can help.

Life Lessons From My Cat

By Robert Evans Wilson Jr.
The problem was I had been following the Golden Rule

Unauthorized Entry?

By Seth Slater M.F.A.
How to train your neighbors' dog—on the sly

Animals Can Be Ambassadors For Forgiveness, Generosity, Peace, Trust, and Hope

By Marc Bekoff Ph.D.
Animals are generous and forgiving beings

7 Surprising Facts About Animals (And Us)

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Having fur doesn't preclude being moral.