The Resource Are we smart enough to know how smart animals are?, Frans de Waal, (electronic resource.)

Are we smart enough to know how smart animals are?, Frans de Waal, (electronic resource.)

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Are we smart enough to know how smart animals are?
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Are we smart enough to know how smart animals are?
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Frans de Waal
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eng
Summary
From world-renowned biologist and primatologist Frans de Waal comes this groundbreaking work on animal intelligence destined to become a classic.What separates your mind from an animal's? Maybe you think it's your ability to design tools, your sense of self, or your grasp of past and future?all traits that have helped us define ourselves as the planet's preeminent species. But in recent decades, these claims have been eroded-or even disproved outright-by a revolution in the study of animal cognition.Take the way octopuses use coconut shells as tools; elephants that classify humans by age, gender, and language; or Ayumu, the young male chimpanzee at Kyoto University whose flash memory puts that of humans to shame. Based on research involving crows, dolphins, parrots, sheep, wasps, bats, whales, and of course chimpanzees and bonobos, Frans de Waal explores both the scope and the depth of animal intelligence. He offers a firsthand account of how science has stood traditional..
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de Waal, Frans
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Narrator: Sean Runnette
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Runnette, Sean
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  • Nonfiction
  • Nature
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Are we smart enough to know how smart animals are?, Frans de Waal, (electronic resource.)
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  • Duration: 10:35:41
  • Unabridged
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digital storage
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online resource
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (12 audio files)
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electronic
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digital
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sound
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digital recording
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Label
Are we smart enough to know how smart animals are?, Frans de Waal, (electronic resource.)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Duration: 10:35:41
  • Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0002594588
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (12 audio files)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
System control number
9026368C-ED30-46FE-AE14-7418D884908F
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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