Alison Greggor

Alison Greggor has completed her PhD in animal cognition at King’s College and the Psychology Department, University of Cambridge.

Why Can’t We Love Like an Albatross?

Certain species devote time to maintaining a relationship with their mate, often at great expense and in ways that seem to transcend basic reproduction. In exploring the wondrous world of animal mating systems, Alison Greggor explains the many parallels, as well as striking discrepancies, that emerge between humans and other species. These comparisons lead to a tantalizing question: are we alone in our capacity for intimacy and love?