WCU’s Sigma Xi chapter hosting Hal Herzog presentation in Sylva

Western Carolina University’s chapter of the Sigma Xi scientific research society will feature WCU psychology professor Hal Herzog during its first “Science Cafe” event Wednesday, Nov. 11, in Sylva.

Hal Herzog

Hal Herzog

Herzog will present a talk titled “Love for Pets: Biophilia or Cultural Transmission?” at 6 p.m. at Mad Batter Food and Film.

Herzog is author of “Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat: Why It’s So Hard to Think Straight About Animals” and is frequently quoted by the national media about the relationships between people and their pets and other animals.

The event is open to the public and admission is free. For more information, call 828-227-2945.