Splash Biography


Major: Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

College/Employer: Yale

Year of Graduation: 2023

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S4554: Smart Creatures: What Links and Separates Animal Minds in Splash Spring 2022 (Apr. 16, 2022)
What makes the human brain special? Some common answers to this question are brain size, the use of tools, mathematics, complex language, and the creation of artwork. But are these traits really so rare in the animal world? Through this brief introduction to the field of comparative cognition, we'll learn about the physical and mental differences between the brains of a variety of animals, taking examples from birds, dolphins, octopuses, and more!