Monkeynomics: Are Human Brains Wired to Make Bad Money Choices?

April 30, 2014

monkey1-150x150Thursday, May 1st, 7 p.m. at Essex Town Hall
What domains of knowledge are unique to the human mind? Given that human infants and non-human primates both lack language, what similarities and differences do we see in the expression of non-linguistic domains of knowledge? (Hint; we’re more alike than you might think!). Dr Lori Santos, research from Yale’s Comparative Cognition Laboratory will talk about her research into human/primate decision-making using capuchin monkeys.