Given their close relationship with human beings, primates continue to provide an intriguing field of research for scientists around the world. As we learn more about these animals and their behaviour, their cognitive abilities remain a distinct point of interest for researchers.
Dr. Alecia Carter is a lecturer in evolutionary anthropology at University College London that does extensive research regarding the evolution of cognition in primates. Classically trained as a zoologist, the majority of her work has been focused on medium to large size monkeys. Dr. Carter continues to explore how primates’ perceptions and group interactions display an advanced level of mental capacity.
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Hear about all of this, and more about her current and future research questions surrounding primate cognition in this fascinating podcast!
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