Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Study. I take my fellow Fellows on a Squirrel Walk on the Cambridge Commons.
BBC/PBS Nature documentary “A Squirrel’s Guide to Success” (trailer)
Jacobs, L.F. (2017). Why the mind evolved: the evolution of navigation in real landscapes. NIPS Symposium, “Kinds of Intelligence: Type, Tests and Meeting the Needs of Society”, organized by Adrian Weller, José Hernández-Oralio, Matthew Crosby, Tomaso Poggio and Zoubin Ghahramani. NIPS (Neural Information Processing Systems) 2017, Long Beach, CA.
PBS News Hour clip on olfaction, navigation and search dogs.
Jacobs, L. F. (2015). Olfactory navigation, given at workshop, “Deconstructing the Sense of Smell”, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (UC Barbara). Organized by M. Bazhenov, A. Koulakov, V. N. Murthy, & C. Stevens.
Jacobs, L. F. (2015). How the brain evolved from a nose. Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous, Stanford University.
Jacobs, L.F. Department of Psychology, UC Berkeley. The Man and the Maze, a symposium on the legacy of Edward Tolman, his science and his political activism.
01:45 My introduction to the conference.
14:28. Tolman’s intellectual history. Lecture by Donald Dewsbury, Professor Emeritus (Psychology, University of Florida), comparative psychologist and historian.
Keynote by Edvard Moser, 2014 Nobel Laureate, awarded for work inspired by Tolman.
Jacobs, L. F. (2014). How the brain evolved from a nose. Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous. UC Berkeley, April 3.
Jacobs, L. F. (2013). Chemosensory cognition and the evolution of spatial navigation. Presented at the Center for Behavior Evolution and Culture, UCLA.
Jacobs, L. F. (2012). The evolution of a cognitive trait: from chemotaxis to associative learning. Presented at: In the Light of Evolution VI: Brain and Behavior, National Academy of Sciences, Irvine, CA.