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Disgusting Animals: what underlies the ‘Eeeww’ factor?

Disgusting Animals: what underlies the ‘Eeeww’ factor?

Human Animal ScienceMay 15, 20151 min read

Do slugs disgust you? How about dog poo, or road kill? Tyler (T.J.) Kasperbauer gained his PhD in Philosophy from…

An evolutionary experiment: when did wolves become dogs and what comes next?

An evolutionary experiment: when did wolves become dogs and what comes next?

When did wolves become dogs? What evolutionary and developmental processes are involved in creating physical variation? Is selection responsible for…

Do fish feel pain? Diving in to the deep end of fish welfare

Do fish feel pain? Diving in to the deep end of fish welfare

Do fish really feel pain? You might assume yes, but you’d be wrong. Kind of. You see – it’s complicated.…

Just walking the dog: what promotes healthy humans?

Just walking the dog: what promotes healthy humans?

Did you know scientists are studying the ways that you walk your dog? What motivates you, how long you exercise for,…

Is your dog optimistic? Cognitive bias in animals

Is your dog optimistic? Cognitive bias in animals

Does your pet have a glass half full, or glass half empty take on life? It’s a recent discovery that many animals can…