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Hello! I am a graduate marine biologist heading into a specialisation of marine mammals! Here at Conduct Science I am lead of Team Kilo, we produce articles and The Conduct Science Podcast hosted by myself and Mitch. Come listen to us talk about a whole variety of topics, new episodes every Thursday! I also host an interview series called Under the Microscope where I talk to scientists from around the world in many different fields about their experience, work and methodologies. And as if that wasn’t enough content every Friday I release a short form podcast called The Method Section, this is aimed at scientists old and new looking at the community, methodologies and many other topical and interesting science news!
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Hello! I am a graduate marine biologist heading into a specialisation of marine mammals! Here at Conduct Science I am lead of Team Kilo, we produce articles and The Conduct Science Podcast hosted by myself and Mitch. Come listen to us talk about a whole variety of topics, new episodes every Thursday! I also host an interview series called Under the Microscope where I talk to scientists from around the world in many different fields about their experience, work and methodologies. And as if that wasn’t enough content every Friday I release a short form podcast called The Method Section, this is aimed at scientists old and new looking at the community, methodologies and many other topical and interesting science news!
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The Method Section: Teaching

00:00 – Intro

04:30 – What is teaching?

11:04 – Do you need theory of mind?

15:00 – Inadvertant teaching

19:14 – Tandem-running in ants

24:05 – Ending and outro

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Episode Description

This week on The Method Section, Tom takes a look at teaching in the animal kingdom. Who can do it, where do we find it, and what is it anyway? Tom takes you on an adventure through the scientific literature and animal kingdom describing exactly what teaching is from two different points of view and the animals in which we find it in. Teaching has always been considered something unique to animals with complex cognition…. why then do we find it in ants? Stay tuned, to The Method Section. Music by: Joakim Karud – https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.

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