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By Virginia Morell

ISBN-10: 0307461440

ISBN-13: 9780307461445

Noted technology author Virginia Morell explores the frontiers of study on animal cognition and emotion, supplying a stunning and relocating exploration into the hearts and minds of untamed and domesticated animals.
 
   Have you ever questioned what it really is prefer to be a fish? Or a parrot, dolphin, or elephant?  Do they event suggestions which are just like ours, or have emotions of grief and love? those are tricky questions, yet scientists are answering them. They comprehend that ants train, earthworms make judgements, and that rats like to be tickled. They’ve chanced on that canines have thousand-word vocabularies, that parrots and dolphins have names, and that birds perform their songs of their sleep. yet how do scientists comprehend those things?
   Animal Wise takes us on a blinding odyssey into the interior global of animals from ants to wolves, and one of the pioneering researchers who're best the best way into once-forbidden territory: the animal mind. With thirty years of expertise masking the sciences, Morell makes use of her ambitious presents as a story-teller to move us to box websites and laboratories around the globe, introducing us to animal-cognition scientists and their strangely clever and delicate subjects.  She explores how this quickly evolving, debatable box has just recently overturned previous notions approximately why animals behave as they do.  She probes the ethical and moral dilemmas  of spotting that even “lesser animals”  have cognitive skills such as  reminiscence, emotions, character, and self-awareness–traits that many within the 20th century felt have been unique  to human beings.
   By status behaviorism on its head, Morell brings the realm of nature brilliantly alive in a nuanced, deeply felt appreciation of the human-animal bond, and she or he stocks her admiration for the lads and ladies who've concurrently chipped away at what we predict makes us targeted whereas supplying a glimpse of the place our personal talents come from.

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