6 edition of How smart are animals? found in the catalog.
Discusses recent research on levels of intelligence in both wild and domestic animals.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-181).
|Statement||Dorothy Hinshaw Patent.|
|LC Classifications||QL785 .P25 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 189 p :|
|Number of Pages||189|
|LC Control Number||89024581|
* Reviews * Series Review: The World's Smartest Animals "This engaging series takes an unusual approach by selecting animal subjects based on their intelligencethe oversized books are visually appealing; with main ideas and vocabulary terms offset in bold, and boxed fact and trivia inserts. Hailed as a classic, Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are? explores the oddities and complexities of animal cognition―in crows, dolphins, parrots, sheep, wasps, bats, chimpanzees, and bonobos―to reveal how smart animals really are, and how we’ve underestimated their abilities for too Edition: 1.
(The book’s main weakness is that de Waal has too much evidence, from too many corners of the animal kingdom, to convince us with; eventually, . All the same, a brain that makes you a genius in the animal world is not much in the human one. Berns keeps the preserved brain of an adult German shepherd in .
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An easy-reading text book written probably for young adults. Interesting information on research on animal intelligence testing shows just how little we know about them, but gives glimpes of how amazing and well-adapted creatures are/5.
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This book takes the reader on a fascinating journey of discovery into the world of animal problem-solving. — Temple Grandin, author of Animals in Translation and Animals Make Us Human. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY FEB 1, In this thoroughly engaging, remarkably informative, and deeply insightful book, de Waal (The Bonobo and the Atheist), a primatologist at Emory University in Atlanta, investigates the intelligences of various animals and the ways that scientists have attempted to understand them.
The last speech in the book ends on a note that is both challenging and upbeat: “We are the change and change is coming.” The edition published in Britain earlier this year contained 11 speeches; this updated edition all worth reading.
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The selection among the pigs really depends on one's definition of "smart.".