Dr. Jonathan Crystal wants to know how rats think. Dr. Crystal is a professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, and he studies how rats think and learn and how they’re affected by degenerative neurological diseases. He hopes to use this information to better understand how those neurological issues, such as Alzheimer’s, affect humans.
About our guest
Our guest for this episode was Dr. Jonathan Crystal, a professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences and director of the Comparative Cognition Lab at IU.
Animal / Human Podcast was made possible by:
Faculty guests: Stephanie Kane, Michael Wasserman, Jeanne Sept, Brandon Barker, Jonathon Crystal, Ivan Kreilkamp; hosts and editors Jonah Chester and Clay Catlin; Paul Gutjahr, associate dean for Arts and Humanities and Undergraduate Education; Tracy Bee, director of Academic Initiatives, College of Arts and Sciences; Themester 2018 Faculty Advisory Committee; The College of Arts + Sciences, Indiana University Bloomington.