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The evolution of animal intelligence

by Holmes, Samuel J.

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Published by H. Holt and Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animal intelligence

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography at end of each chapter.

    Statementby S.J. Holmes ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL785 .H7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 296 p.
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6539075M
    LC Control Number12000162
    OCLC/WorldCa492022

    "Deep Past": A Thriller About the Evolution of Intelligence A new novel by award-winning writer Eugene Linden is a page-turning read. Posted Evolution, adaptation, cognition, and behavior: an introduction on minds, thought, and intelligence in animals --Other ways of seeing the world --Concept formation --Time and number --Cause and effect --Reasoning --Navigation --Social cognition and self-awareness --Social learning --Remembering --Animal communication in the wild --Language.

      Evolution of the Brain and Intelligence covers the general principles of behavior and brain function. The book is divided into four parts encompassing 17 chapters that emphasize the implications of the history of the brain for the evolution of behavior in Edition: 1. Chapter 2. Animal Intelligence. Chapter 3. The Instinctive Reactions of Young Chicks. A Note on the Psychology of Fishes. Chapter 4. The Mental Life of the Monkeys. Chapter 5. Laws and Hypotheses of Behavior. Chapter 6. The Evolution of the Human Intellect.

    With a posthumous essay on instinct / by Charles Darwin' -- subject(s): Instinct, Evolution, Comparative Psychology, Animal intelligence 'Aristotle as a naturalist' -- . Your last book is Evolution: What the Fossils Say and Why It Matters by Donald Prothero. This is the wildcard on my list, the one book that evolution aficionados might not have heard of. It’s important because it is the one book that really lays out in great detail, for the non-specialist, some of the strongest evidence for evolution, which.


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The book shows how the most basic principle of evolution--that all living things are related--has been misconstrued by well-meaning scientists to imply that all animals possess intelligence that differs from ours only in by: (shelved 1 time as animal-intelligence) avg rating — 12, ratings — published Want to Read saving.

This book is somewhat more concerned with animal intelligence than animal architecture. The authors explore architecture in the context ofthings like learning and understanding instinct.

Using such words as "intelligence" and "architecture" is a little misleading, in the sense that to build a building implies an act of will--siting, design for Cited by:   The evolution of human intelligence The nature and origins of hominid intelligence is a much-studied and much-debated topic, of natural interest to humans as the most successful and intelligent.

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This is going to be somewhat subjective, but I've done a massive amount of research in this (it's a personal obsession that goes far beyond most researchers in animal intelligence that I've talked to), so I'll share my thoughts. For an incomplete. The emergence of intelligence remains a mystery, Benton says: “Arguably, a coral reef is equally complex as a forest.

But why primates developed big brains to Author: Jerry Adler. Evolution of the Brain and Intelligence covers the general principles of behavior and brain function. The book is divided into four parts encompassing 17 chapters that emphasize the implications of the history of the brain for the evolution of behavior in vertebrates.

When writing a book on the evolution of intelligence, insects might not be the obvious topic to start with, except perhaps as a counterexample. However, I think Gould and Gould (who I'll refer to as G2 from now on) might be onto a good idea here/5. The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.

Evolution may be slow, but it is terribly effective. ~ The Urantia Book, Evolution is a cosmic technique of growth. ~ The Urantia Book, Organic evolution is a fact; purposive or progressive evolution is a truth which makes consistent the otherwise contradictory phenomena of the ever-ascending achievements of evolution.

The Urantia Book. Wundt's early position on animal intelligence was that _____. people have language; animals do not The intellectual Zeitgeist of the 19th century was ready for Darwin's theory, although the social Zeitgeist was not.

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Title. The evolution of animal intelligence, By. Holmes, Samuel J. (Samuel Jackson), Type. Book Material. Published material. Social Learning in Animals: Implications for the Evolution of Human Intelligence Posted on February 7, February 7, by NathanHLents The human capacity to learn exceeds that of any other animal.

When this book first appeared, it set a compelling example, and helped make the study of animal behavior very much an experimental laboratory science. This landmark study in the investigation of animal intelligence illustrates Thorndike's thinking on the evolution of the by: In this article, entitled, "The Ecology of Social Learning in Animals and its Link with Intelligence," van Shaik makes the argument that many scientists have been under-appreciating the role of.

Email; Print; Google+; Linkedin; Twitter; Share; Writing here the other day, Sarah Chaffee set some limits to animal intelligence, including that of ile our biologist friend Timothy Standish, whom you’ll know from numerous Illustra Media documentaries, offers some delightful and fascinating reflections on how a primate, a long-tailed macaque he once kept.

Toggle menu. Search Search. Institution: BINGCited by: 1. In his book ____, Darwin emphasized the similarity between human and animal mental processes. The Descent of Man In his book ____, Darwin explained human emotional gestures, postures, and other aspects of body language that convey emotion as remnants of adaptive movements by animals.

George John Romanes FRS (20 May – 23 May ) was a Canadian-Scots evolutionary biologist and physiologist who laid the foundation of what he called comparative psychology, postulating a similarity of cognitive processes and mechanisms between humans and other animals.

He was the youngest of Charles Darwin's academic friends, and his views on Alma mater: Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge.Darwin believed that intelligent behaviors developed from the primitive instincts of our nonhuman ancestors, and that the difference between human intelligence and animal intelligence is a matter of degree, not of kind: In his introduction to a book chapter on the evolution of mental powers, he stated: "My object in this chapter is to shew that.The evolution of human intelligence is closely tied to the evolution of the human brain and to the origin of timeline of human evolution spans approximately 7 million years, from the separation of the genus Pan until the emergence of behavioral modernity by 50, years ago.

The first 3 million years of this timeline concern Sahelanthropus, the following 2 million concern.