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Antone Martinho-Truswell
Fellow, Magdalen College, Department of Zoology, Oxford

Antone Martinho-Truswell is a researcher in the department of zoology at the University of Oxford. His current work is focused on how birds learn concepts and process information. 

Written by Antone Martinho-Truswell

Essay/
Human Evolution
To automate is human

It’s not tools, culture or communication that make humans unique but our knack for offloading dirty work onto machines

Antone Martinho-Truswell

Essay/
Biology
The minds of other animals

Animal consciousness is taboo in many areas of biological science. What’s so hard about the inner lives of other species?

Antone Martinho-Truswell