Royal wedding cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason has said he is amazed by young people’s “natural” response to classical music, urging more parents to take their children to cheap concerts put on in the capital’s top venues.
The domestic pig (Sus scrofa) is important both as a food source and as a biomedical model with high anatomical and immunological similarity to humans. The draft reference genome (Sscrofa10.2) represents a purebred female pig from a commercial pork...
Introduction: The Developmental Origins of Adult Disease (DOAD) theory predicts that prenatal and early life events shape adult health outcomes. Birth weight is a useful indicator of the foetal experience, and has been associated with multiple adult...
Rosalind ArdenBirth weight predicts psychiatric and physical health, cognitive function, and DNA methylation differences in an adult population. Pre-print
Rosalind ArdenMore intelligent chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) have larger brains and increased cortical thickness bit.ly/2XCmp96 replacement for the earlier broken link in Special Issue on animals' cognitive abilities
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It is difficult to imagine what an animal as different from us as the octopus ‘thinks’, but we can make some progress. In the Umwelt or perceptual world of an octopus, what the lateralized monocular eyes perceive is not color but the plane of...
Rosalind ArdenFriday morning pre-espresso shot of Octopus Minds: "octopuses can perform the operations suggested by Emery & Clayton (2004) as indicative of cognitive ability in mammals and birds — flexibility, causal reasoning, prospection and imagination" animalstudiesrepository.org/animsent/vol4/… Open Access
Professor MacMillan, a specialist in British imperial history and the international history of the 19th and 20th centuries, will consider if the treaty led to the outbreak of the Second World War and whether the attempt to create a new world order...
Rosalind ArdenThanks to @GreshamCollege & Margaret Macmillan for an incisive and compelling lecture on the Treaty of Versailles (100 years later). Brilliant.
Rosalind ArdenAnyone who gets cognitive data from 187 pheasants earns my respect. That's you, @Jayden_vanHorik et al! A single factor explanation for associative learning performance on colour discrimination problems in common pheasants (Phasianus colchicus)