Chiandetti, Cinzia (2018) Chickens play to the crowd. Animal Sentience 17(13)
Lori Marino, The inconvenient truth about thinking chickens
The time was ripe for Marino’s review of chickens’ cognitive capacities. The research community, apart from expressing gratitude for Marino’s work, should now use it to increase public awareness of chickens’ abilities. People’s views on many animals are ill-informed. Scientists need to communicate and engage with the public about the relevance and societal implications of their findings.