University of St. Andrews

Academic Minute
5:00 am
Wed March 20, 2013

Dr. Sarah Benson-Amram, University of St. Andrews – Measuring Intelligence in Wild Animals

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.

Sarah Benson-Amram is a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of St. Andrews where she works on the Laland Lab. 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.

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