This week Cara and Chris chat with Dr. Eileen Hebets, a Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Dr. Hebets discusses her research on spider communication and how these same techniques can be applied to better understand communication in humans and other animals.

Follow Dr. Hebets on twitter @hebets_lab, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/eileen.hebets, and check out her lab website at hebetslab.unl.edu/

You can find the papers referenced in the episode here:

“A systems approach to animal communication”, royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/pdf/10.…b.2015.2889

“Complex signal function: Developing a framework of testable hypotheses”, digitalcommons.unl.edu/cgi/viewconte…=bioscihebets

Also, enjoy this spider dance video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYIUFEQeh3g

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Chris Lynn, Website:cdlynn.people.ua.edu/, Email:cdlynn@ua.edu, Twitter:@Chris_Ly

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