Nicolas Perony

Puppies! Now that I’ve got your attention, complexity theory

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Filmed Jan 2013 at TEDxZurich 2013
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Animal behavior isn't complicated, but it is complex. Nicolas Perony studies how individual animals — be they Scottish Terriers, bats or meerkats — follow simple rules that, collectively, create larger patterns of behavior. And how this complexity born of simplicity can help them adapt to new circumstances, as they arise.

Nicolas Perony
/ Animal scientist

Nicolas Perony models the movement of animal groups to understand: what is the individual behavior that guides the behavior of the larger society?  Full bio.

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