the comparative communication lab - links


Some links you might find of interest regarding the study of animal behavior:

For more information on the field of animal behavior, please visit the website of the Animal Behavior Society at

Are you a high school or undergraduate student thinking about a career in studying animal behavior? If so, you might wish to read an interview with Todd Freeberg on at

Learn more about the people studying animal behavior at the University of Tennessee by searching these unit and departmental websites: Biological Research Area of Psychology; Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology; Department of Forestry, Wildlife, & Fisheries



Information on the Social Complexity Hypothesis:

Why might animal species with complex social groups be expected to have complex systems of communication? Read our recent theme issue of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, B, to learn more about much of the current research addressing this question - visit

Watch a short podcast of an interview with Dr. Robin Dunbar, one of the guest editors of the Theme Issue, on social and communicative complexity:


For the key starting point to the most important band in the world, check out Wire's official website at



for more information:

Todd M. Freeberg - - - Email = - - - Phone = 865-974-3975

Department of Psychology, Austin Peay Building 211, University of Tennessee, Knoxville TN 37996 U.S.A.