Art & Photography / Health Science

Laurie Santos

“I’m interested in the smart things that people do and also the dumb things that people do.”

Science:

 Laurie Santos is an experimental psychologist who studies monkeys because they’re “like us, without the cultural baggage.”

Secret:

 Laurie is a foot photographer. She has photographed the feet of monkeys, rhinos, and blue-footed boobies. She wore sandals to her interview.

Monkeynomics

Pictures of Feet

30 Second Science with Laurie Santos

10 Questions for Laurie Santos

Monkey Grandchildren

laurie-Sciencephoto

About Laurie Santos

Laurie is Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Yale University. She is also the director of Yale’s Comparative Cognition Laboratory.

  • ali osman veli

    HI Laurie, was wondering if you are you married? or have a partner?