Deep Intellect: Live Discussion of Animal Intelligence with Sy Montgomery & Friends, 11/15

What does an octopus think? What might it feel like to be a bat? On November 15th, authors Sy Montgomery, Marc Bekoff, and aquarist Scott Dowd discussed animal intelligence during Orion’s latest live web event. Listen to the conversation here.

Montgomery’s article, “Deep Intellect,” in the November/December 2011 issue of Orion, explores this fascinating topic through the lens of a particular octopus—Athena—at the New England Aquarium. Her piece sheds light on how these incredible creatures are helping scientists grasp the extent of animal intelligence and the meaning of consciousness.

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