Geauga County Conversations

This lecture series is a monthly luncheon program open to the public in a new partnership with Ohman Family Living and the Geauga Department on Aging. Led by local Case Western Reserve University faculty and laypeople, a variety of academic and contemporary issues are discussed. 

Location: Ohman Family Living at Holly, 10190 Fairmount Road, Newbury
 

Lecturer(s):
Laura Bernstein-Kurtycz
December 04|12-1:30 p.m.

While many studies of animal cognition have focused on our closest cousins, researchers have begun to look outside the Primate order to gain a better understanding of the evolution of cognition. Carnivores differ greatly in behavior, diet, and social structure from primates, yet they demonstrate equally impressive cognitive abilities.