University of St. Andrews http://wamc.org en Dr. Sarah Benson-Amram, University of St. Andrews – Measuring Intelligence in Wild Animals http://wamc.org/post/dr-sarah-benson-amram-university-st-andrews-measuring-intelligence-wild-animals <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Sarah Benson-Amram of the University of St. Andrews compares the intelligence of wild animals to those socialized to human contact.</p><p></p><p>Sarah Benson-Amram is a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of St. Andrews where she works on the<a href="http://lalandlab.st-andrews.ac.uk/index.html"> Laland Lab</a>. Her research interests are focused on animal social behavior, cognition, and the use of acoustic communication to understand social complexity in mammals. She earned her Ph.D. at Michigan State University.</p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 59849 at http://wamc.org Dr. Sarah Benson-Amram, University of St. Andrews – Measuring Intelligence in Wild Animals