Welcome to the Animal Cognition Network

Compiling scientific evidence on animal minds and emotions


The Animal Cognition Network is designed to help researchers and public keep up with the scientific evidence on animal minds and emotions, by compiling a database focused on the current scientific literature on animal cognition research.

Some of the topics of interest include sensory mechanisms, development of cognition, social cognition, learning, decision-making, memory, neuroethology, tool use, planning, empathy, and theory of mind.

You can view scientific articles based taxa or year of publication. Please see here to browse all the articles included in the database. As of April 2023, there are 9342 articles.

To learn more about animal cognition research, check out some of the external links in the resources page.

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Updated April 2023, by Ipek Kulahci