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by Donald R. Griffin
In this riveting book, Donald Griffin, a pioneer in the study of animal behavior, investigates the mystery of the animal mind. He makes a persuasive argument (highly controversial in some scientific circles) that animals do think.
In this riveting book, Donald Griffin, a pioneer in the study of animal behavior, investigates the mystery of the animal mind. Building on his groundbreaking work in The Question of Animal Awareness and Animal Thinking, Griffin brings together what we now know about animal cognition.
In 1938, while an undergraduate at Harvard University, he began studying the navigational method of bats, which he identified as animal echolocation in 1944. In The Question of Animal Awareness (1976), he argued that animals are conscious like humans.
Donald R. Griffin’s most popular book is Animal Minds: Beyond Cognition to Consciousness.
Writes Donald Griffin, an associate at Harvard's Museum of Comparative Zoology, "Communicative behavior is. .
Writes Donald Griffin, an associate at Harvard's Museum of Comparative Zoology, "Communicative behavior is not a human monopoly. For underlying that communicative ability are other powers that humans have no easy way of gauging: a sense of time and futurity, a complex memory, an ability to lie, even consciousness itself.
Animal Minds - Donald R. Griffin. Donald R. Griffin has been a professor at Cornell, Harvard, and Rockefeller Universities and is now an associate of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard. His many books include The Question of Animal Awareness (1976), Animal Thinking (1984), Listening in the Dark (1958), Echoes of Bats and Men (1959), Animal Structure and Function (1962), and Bird Migration (1964). The University of Chicago Press, Chicago 60637. The University of Chicago Press, Lt. London.
Griffin's book will enlighten, delight and even ruffle some feathers. This is the book anyone interested in animal intelligence has been waiting for. Destined to become a classic, it is a brilliant synthesis of our current knowledge about the mental life of other species from the scientist who has contributed more to this subject than anyone else.
by Donald R. Select Format: Hardcover. ISBN13:9780226308647.
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