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Are we smart enough to know how smart animals are? / Frans de Waal ; with drawings by the author.

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  • ISBN: 9780393246186
  • ISBN: 0393246183
  • Physical Description: 340 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Company, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-318) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Magic wells -- A tale of two schools -- Cognitive ripples -- Talk to me -- The measure of all things -- Social skills -- Time will tell -- Of mirrors and jars -- Evolutionary cognition.
Summary, etc.: What separates your mind from that of an animal? Is it the ability to design tools; a sense of self; or the grasp of past and future? In recent decades these claims have eroded, or even been disproven outright, by a revolution in the study of animal cognition. Waal explores both the scope and the depth of animal intelligence, offering a firsthand account of how science has stood traditional behaviorism on its head by revealing how smart animals really are, and how we've underestimated their abilities for too long.
Subject: Animal intelligence.
Psychology, Comparative.

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