Animal intelligence: theoretical concerns, replication crisis, and future directions

Nordenskiöldsalen, Stockholm University


13.00-13.45    Karin Dirke, Department of Culture and Aesthetics, Stockholm University
13.45-14.30    Ben Farrar, Department of Psychology, Cambridge University, UK
14.30-15.00    Coffee break
15.00-15.45    Johan Lind, Centre for Cultural Evolution, Stockholm University
15.45-16.30    Louise Barrett, Psychology Department, University of Lethbridge, Canada
16.30-16.45    Coffee break
16.45-17.15    Discussion with moderator


Karin Dirke, History of ideas, Department of Culture and Aesthetics, Stockholm University

Studying animals with love; a brief history of anthropomorphism in the study of animals

Ben Farrar, Psychology, Department of Psychology, Cambridge

The illusion of science in comparative cognition

Johan Lind, Ethology, Centre of Cultural Evolution, Stockholm University

Animal intelligence: what is it and where does it come from?

Louise Barrett, Psychology and Behavioural ecology, University of Lethbridge, Canada

What Lies Beneath: hidden assumptions, anthropocentrism and the nature of animal minds 


Moderator: Patrik Lindenfors, Institute for Futures Studies and Department of Zoology, Stockholms University, author of Det kulturella djuret (Ordfront)