December 2, 2013
This is a great New York Times article on coldblooded species and their ability to think that Jen Castle of The DTEASE sent my way. It is crazy to think that so little cognitive research has been done regarding reptiles due to stereotypical presumption that they cannot help us and information is not relative. However, this is also due to intelligent researchers that originally “laid the groundwork” of reptilian studies additionally deemed it appropriate to use experimental formats and techniques designed for warmblooded species such as rats. Early findings are now seen for what they really are: insignificant.