Human Nature

Human Nature

New primate behavior study: perceiving kinetic energy

capuchin teaser.jpgUGA behavioral scientists in the department of psychology Primate Behavior Laboratory led by Professor Dorothy Fragaszy have a long-established expertise in problem-solving, perception, manipulation, and skill learning in primates, particularly bearded capuchin monkeys of South America.

Now a new study published January 10 In the Royal Society journal, Biology Letters, presents new insights on tool making by the...

  

Georgia Debate Union wins University of Miami tournament

GDU Hurricane teaser.jpgFor the second year in a row, two teams representing the Georgia Debate Union tied for first place and won the Hurricane Debates at the University of Miami held from January 3 to January 6, 2018.  

Juniors Advait Ramanan (Howard County, Maryland) and Swapnil Agrawal (Chamblee, Georgia) went undefeated throughout the tournament, with multiple victories over teams representing Emory University,...

UGA plays for the National Championship

Davis Goal-Line-Dog-1987.jpgWhen last we watched our inimitable heroes play for all the marbles, it was a January evening long ago but a steady memory and stirring inspiration in all the time since. Congratulations to the Georgia Bulldog football players, coaches, staff, band, cheerleaders, alumni and supporters around the globe and best of luck tonight. May your...

Welcome back students!

Seamless teaser.jpgThe hills streets, buildings and buses are alive with the sound of classes beginning today. Student learning and success are always the priority at UGA, and the measurements of that precedence have never been stronger:

In a campus-wide effort led by Academic Affairs and Student Affairs, the university has made...

Happy New Year 2018

Small_Red_Rose.JPGThe Franklin College of Arts and Sciences wishes you all the best in 2018. And good luck to our students and staff in Pasadena who will participate in the Rose Bowl parade and game on Monday. To them, we simply inquire:

What's in a name? that which we call a rose
By any other word would smell as sweet;

From the Bard's pen to our eyes. Go Dawgs.

Image: via wikimedia commons. Quote: Romeo and...

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