Sentience Mosaic

Welcome to Sentience Mosaic. This unique interactive website, a part of the broader Animal Mosaic, is dedicated to animal sentience. It provides a credible source for all scientific investigations into or related to this diverse research area. Animal sentience is of international concern and of growing interest across many disciplines and sectors. The scientific community’s understanding of sentience is crucial in affecting how we treat animals, both in our work and everyday lives. Understanding how animal sentience is relevant to your field can also further your work in a number of positive ways – these are explored in the resources provided here. In addition, Sentience Mosaic offers an opportunity to broaden your scientific connections and promote your research.


New Inspiration

Interview with Professor Clive Phillips

Date:  :2014

Interview with Professor Clive Phillips, University of Queensland discusses his career to date.

Interview with Dr Vladimir Dinets

Date:  :2014

Dr Vladimir Dinets discusses his research on reptile behaviour.

Interview with Dr Daniel Ramp

Date:  :2013

Dr Daniel Ramp,conservation biologist will discuss his research and compassionate conservation.

Latest Knowledge

Assessing emotional states in fish

Date:  :2014

In this experiment place preference tests are used to assess affective states in fish

Problem solving crows

Date:  :2014

This short clip from the BBC series ‘Inside the Animal Mind’ shows footage of a Caledonian crow solving a highly complex task.

Do crayfish experience anxiety?

Date:  :2014

This study explored whether crayfish are capable of experiencing anxiety.

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Crayfish exhibit a form of anxiety, similar to that described in vertebrates. Fossat, P., Bacque-Cazenave, J., De Deurwaerdère, P.,Delbecque, J.P., Cattaert,D. (2014). Science