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Tue, Nov 06

S&S Dinner Dialogues, with Professor Brian Hare – Can understanding animals make us better people?

     7:00 PM

Duke Science & Society Dinner DialoguesWe often assume that we are the most intelligent animals on earth. But this uni dimensional view of intelligence has been outdated for decades. What can we learn from other animals, both in how they solve problems and their emotional intelligence, and how can this knowledge help us be better people?

Dr. Brian Hare is associate professor of evolutionary anthropology at Duke University, co-director of Duke’s Canine Cognition Center, and a member of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, which is a division of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences. Brian is also the co-founder of Dognition, a truly revolutionary new service for dog lovers who wonder about their dog’s intelligence.

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Selected attendees will be notified via email several days in advance of the dinner with details regarding meeting location. All dinners will be within reasonable driving distance to Duke campus.

Science & Society will also provide a shuttle for those unable to arrange transportation to the dinner dialogue location. Shuttles will depart 30 minutes before the scheduled event from the front entrance of the North Building on West Campus. Click here for a map.


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