The study of cognition in animals other than humans.

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How does goal-tracking and sign-tracking behaviour vary across species?

In Pavlonian (classical) conditioning, conditioned responses of an animal may vary. Some animals focus on the unconditioned stimulus (ie., food / location of food) while others may focus on the ...
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Is there a difference in the perception of time in animals of different size?

Do small animals see the events surrounding them as going faster or slower in comparison to bigger creatures, such as us humans? Are those surrounding events appear to happen at a different speed for ...
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Are there universal cat signaling gestures?

I've recently became aware that many aspects of human behavior can be explained in terms of signaling theory, where we send each other signals of our fitness, personality qualities and status. For ...