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Diana Reiss
Position: Professor
Campus Affiliation: Hunter College
Phone: 212.650.3432
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., Temple University
Training Area: Animal Behavior and Comparative Psychology|Cognition, Language, and Development
Research Interests: Animal Cognition and Communication; Evolution of Intelligence

Description of research:

Dr. Reiss conducts groundbreaking research in animal communication, cognition, and welfare. She is known for her studies regarding dolphin and elephant mirror self-recognition, and has begun working on ways to apply this research to autism assessment and intervention. Her work has been widely published in international scientific journals and in popular media outlets