The core-to-core program of JSPS
The Third HOPE International workshop

"Comparative Cognitive Science:
 Recent topics of avian and primate species"


Date: March 22nd, 2005 (from 9h30 to 16h30)
Place: Clock Tower Centennial Hall (Room 4 in 2F)

Invited Foreign Speakers

Jackie Chappell (School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham)

"What can I do with this?" Investigating how animals learn what they can do with objects and the environment.

Alex Weir (Behavioural Ecology Research Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford)

Tool shaping in New Caledonian crows: what does this say about their cognitive abilities?

Dora Biro (Animal Behaviour Research Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford)

Tracking birds with GPS: navigation over land and sea.


Organizers: Masaki Tomonaga, Kazuo Fujita, and Tetsuro Matsuzawa

For further information, please contact
HOPE project, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University,
hope@pri.kyoto-u.ac.jp
www site: http://www.pri.kyoto-u.ac.jp/hope/
HOPE is an anagram of "Primate Origins of Human Evolution".
The project is the first core-to-core program financed by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.