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, a 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 eroded, or even been disproven 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..
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de Waal, Frans
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non fiction
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Are we smart enough to know how smart animals are?, Frans de Waal, (electronic resource.)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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ODN0002674386
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1 online resource
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electronic
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computer
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rdamedia
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Electronic reproduction.
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485BCAEB-620F-418B-9C2E-44F9F6EDF51E
Label
Are we smart enough to know how smart animals are?, Frans de Waal, (electronic resource.)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0002674386
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
485BCAEB-620F-418B-9C2E-44F9F6EDF51E

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