BONUS: Pigs that play video games

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By Dr Chris Smith and Chris Berrow. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Chris Berrow chats to Candace Croney, Professor of Animal Behaviour and Well-being at Purdue University. How did she design a video game that pigs could play, what does it show about how intelligent they are, and should developers release a game called Porknite or Swinecraft? Plus does this change how we should treat pigs in the future? Features Hamlet, Omlette, Ebony and Ivory (the pigs) Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists

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