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.

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