Animal Consciousness and Emotions, Jonathan Balcombe


In this lecture, Jonathan Balcombe informs, enlightens, and empowers us. His captivating examples show that animals are acutely sentient; They are aware, perceptive, intelligent, pleasure-seeking, communicative, sociable, and virtuous. In addition to sharing the latest knowledge about animal consciousness and emotions, he shows us how to take personal responsibility for developing more compassionate relationships to animals and to help bring about positive change through informed daily lifestyle choices.

Balcombe is the author of What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins, Second Nature: The Inner Lives of Animals, and Pleasurable Kingdom: Animals and the Nature of Feeling Good.