“I’m interested in the smart things that people do and also the dumb things that people do.”
Laurie Santos is an experimental psychologist who studies monkeys because they’re “like us, without the cultural baggage.”
Laurie is a foot photographer. She has photographed the feet of monkeys, rhinos, and blue-footed boobies. She wore sandals to her interview.
Pictures of Feet
30 Second Science with Laurie Santos
10 Questions for Laurie Santos
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.