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Animals intelligence

Edward Lee Thorndike

Animals intelligence

experimental studies.

by Edward Lee Thorndike

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Published by Hafner .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, Macmillam (N.Y.), 1911.

The Physical Object
Pagination297p.,22cm
Number of Pages297
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19610556M

  For this list, we’re looking at the animals that are known to possess smarts and intelligence that may even remind us of human intelligence . Animal Intelligence: It’s not just about teaching old dogs new tricks. Can animals be deceptive? Find out about one adaptation that helps some animals outsmart the enemy. This entry was posted in Animal Intelligence and tagged Science & Nature on December 1, by Mikki Gibson. Are Pigs as Smart as Dogs, and Does It Really Matter?.

  He says the belief that humans have superior intelligence harks back to the Agricultural Revolution s years ago when people began producing cereals and domesticating animals. The Smartest Animals In The World. Dina Spector. We also tend to underestimate the brainpower of animals by relying too much on intelligence tests based around what humans are capable : Dina Spector.

In Animal Farm different species of animals have different abilities and levels of intelligence. The pigs and dogs are the best at reading and writing, while Boxer and most of the other animals do not possess the same knowledge. These differing levels of education are reflected in the hierarchy that eventually emerges on Animal Farm: pigs and dogs on top, Boxer and the other “lower animals.   The study of consciousness and the study of behaviorAnimal intelligenceThe instinctive reactions of young chicksA note on the psychology of fishesThe mental life of the monkeysLaw and hypotheses of behaviorThe evolution of the human intellectPages:


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