Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?


Thursday, May 12, 2016, 6:00pm


Harvard Museum of Natural History, Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford St

Registration for this event is FULL.

Interview, Book Signing, and Reception: Frans de Waal, C.H. Candler Professor of Psychology and Director of the Living Links Center at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University  


Vicki Croke, author and host of Boston WBUR’s The Wild Life  


Primatologist Frans de Waal has written a groundbreaking work that makes us rethink everything we know about animals. Based on research on species ranging from crows to elephants, he will reveal how intelligent animals really are and how much we underestimate their abilities. Vicki Croke, New York Times bestselling author of Elephant Company, will moderate a discussion with de Waal.

Registration is required

Free parking is available at the 52 Oxford Street Garage

Presented in collaboration with WBUR, Boston’s NPR news station

Reception supported by the Harvard Chapter of Sigma Xi