Animal Mosaic - Connecting Welfare Worldwide
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.
Noelia Lopez-Salesanky discusses her PhD research.
Dr Min Hooi Yong, discusses her research on emotions in dogs.
Sophie Hild, Director of the Foundation for Animal Law, Ethics and Sciences discusses her views on french legislation.
Very few animals have successfully passed the mirror self-recognition test. Among the few are humans, great apes and dolphins. Scientists have previous linked mirror self-recognition with animals that show empathy and altruism.
This report discusses various observations of crocodilian play
This study explores reciprocal behaviour in rats.
Play in African elephants is a life-long activity. Lee, P., & Moss, C. J. (2014) Animal Behaviour and Cognition