Nicholas Humphrey

Nicholas Humphrey is Emeritus Professor of Psychology at the London School of Economics and Senior Member at Darwin College, Cambridge. He studied mountain gorillas with Dian Fossey in Rwanda; he was the first to demonstrate the existence of ‘blindsight’ after brain damage in monkeys; he proposed the celebrated theory of the ‘social function of intellect’; and he is the only scientist ever to edit the literary journal Granta. In 2015, he was awarded the international Mind & Brain Prize. Sentience will be his eighth book.

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