#Allison B. #Kaufman, PhD is a research scientist with the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Connecticut, where she also teaches as a adjunct professor in the departments of Marine Biology and Psychology. Allison holds a doctorate in Neuroscience from the University of California, Riverside. She has published on language and cognition in several species of non-human animals, in addition to measurement techniques for observing #animal behavior. Currently, her main interest is in the application of research on human constructs, such as #creativity and intelligence, to animals. She is the co-editor of two books, Animal Creativity and #Innovation, and Pseudoscience: The Conspiracy Against Science.