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Author Website

http://www.michaeltye.us/

Commentary Type

Invited Commentary

Abstract

This commentary discusses the target article’s methodology, the relevance of the claim that crustaceans lack a neocortex to the thesis that they feel pain, and the evaluation of the results of some trade-off experiments done with hermit crabs.

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Author Biography

Michael Tye, Dallas TACA Centennial Professor of Liberal Arts at the University of Texas at Austin has written extensively on consciousness, including animal consciousness. His book, Tense Bees and Shell-shocked Crabs, was published by Oxford University Press in 2017. Website

DOI

10.51291/2377-7478.1715

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