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Exploring Dolphin Minds with scientist Dr. Diana Reiss
Presentation at the Marin Art and Garden Center
September 22, 2011
Dr. Diana Reiss will appear at The Marin Art and Garden Center in Ross on Thursday, September 22 at 7 pm to discuss her three-decade-long,scientific tale of gaining a glimpse into the rich cognitive reaches of the dolphin mind as profiled in her new book THE DOLPHIN IN THE MIRROR Exploring Dolphin Minds and Saving Dolphin Lives.
The presentation is co-sponsored by The Oeanic Society, and The San Francisco Bay Chapter of the American Cetacean Society.
Diana Reiss chronicles the history of scientific human/dolphin interactions and her personal experiences as a doctoral student studying dolphin intelligence, leading to emotional bonds formed with individual dolphins and her greater mission as an activist fighting mistreatment of dolphins worldwide.
Dolphin Expert Diana Reiss, a cognitive psychologist and professor in the Department of Psychology at Hunter College and the Biopsychology and Behavioral Neuroscience Graduate Program of CUNY. Scientific Advisor to the Oceanic Society.
Thursday, September 22, 7:00 p.m.
The Marine Art and Garden Center, 30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Ross, CA 94957 (note: Google maps will incorrectly direct you to San Anselmo where a similar address exists).
There is a suggested donation at the door of $5/person. Space is limited to 30.
Dr. Reiss’s work has been featured in hundreds of articles in international and national journals, science magazines, television segments and features, and newspaper articles. She was lead scientist in the struggle to save Humphrey the humpback whale when he became stranded many miles upriver from the San Francisco Bay, in 1985. And she was the scientific advisor on the Oscar-winning documentary film, The Cove.