What Animal Rituals Teach Us About Our Own Culture
The Culture and Inner Lives of Animals
Episode: The Culture and Inner Lives of Animals
- May 25, 2021 7:00 pm
- 11:54 mins
Animals in the wild have rituals for greeting, play, grieving, and renewal—spoken and unspoken—just as humans do. These rituals help animals navigate their experiences and develop—and they can help us understand our own experiences and the important connections that rituals bring to our own lives. Guest: Caitlin O’Connell, faculty at the Eaton Peabody Lab at Harvard Medical School and author of "Wild Rituals: 10 Lessons Animals Can Teach us About Connection, Community, and Ourselves"