Welcome to the Animal Cognition Network

Compiling scientific proof on animal minds and emotions

The goal of the Animal Cognition Network website is to help researchers and public keep up with the current scientific literature on animal cognition research by creating a database on the scientific evidence on animal minds and emotions.

Some of the topics that are covered on the website include sensory mechanisms, development of cognition, decision-making, neuroethology, social cognition, tool use, planning, empathy and theory of mind.

You can view scientific articles based taxa or year of publication (since 2006).
Please see here to browse through all of the articles included in the website.

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

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Animal Cognition Network is maintained by Ipek Kulahci & Vahdi Kulahci.

Updated January 2020