Podcast: The science of the apocalypse, and abstract thinking in ducklings
July 14, 2016•25 min
What do we know about humanity-ending catastrophes? Julia Rosen talks with Sarah Crespi about various doomsday scenarios and what science can do to save us. Alex Kacelnik talks about getting ducklings to recognize “same” and “different”—a striking finding that reveals conceptual thinking in very early life. Read the related research.
[Image: Antone Martinho/Music: Jeffrey Cook]