The Dolphin in the Mirror

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A bottlenose dolphin breaches in the wake of a boat

What does a dolphin see when it looks in the mirror? Cognitive psychologist and marine mammal scientist Diana Reiss of Hunter College explains what we already know about bottlenose dolphin intelligence and communication, and describes her teams’ efforts to unlock new answers by using mirrors, interactive keyboards, and other technology.

This James Arthur Lecture on the Evolution of the Human Brain took place at the Museum on March 6, 2018.  

 


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