The Thinking Dog
October 3, 2019 | 6:30 p.m.
The lives of humans and dogs have intertwined for more than 15,000 years. What is it that allows dogs and humans to form such meaningful relationships? To what extent are dog minds similar to and different from our own? Is it silly to think that dogs love us? Evan MacLean highlights surprising new discoveries about the canine mind, our remarkable interspecies connection, and what studying dogs may teach us about our own species.
About the Speaker
Evan MacLean is an assistant professor in the UA School of Anthropology and director of the Arizona Canine Cognition Center. A biological anthropologist and comparative psychologist, MacLean is interested in cognitive evolution, animal minds, and what makes the human mind unique. His research on dogs has been featured in academic and popular media around the world.
Free admission will be first come, first served. Tickets are not required.
Doors open at 6 p.m.
Fox Tucson Theatre
17 W. Congress St.