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The genius of birds, Jennifer Ackerman ; illustrations by John Burgoyne

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The genius of birds
Title
The genius of birds
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Ackerman ; illustrations by John Burgoyne
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Birds are astonishingly intelligent creatures. In fact, according to revolutionary new research, some birds rival primates and even humans in their remarkable forms of intelligence. Like humans, many birds have enormous brains relative to their size. Although small, bird brains are packed with neurons that allow them to punch well above their weight. In The Genius of Birds, acclaimed author Jennifer Ackerman explores the newly discovered brilliance of birds and how it came about."--provided by publisher
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The genius of birds, Jennifer Ackerman ; illustrations by John Burgoyne
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-327) and index
Contents
Introduction: The genius of birds -- From dodo to crow : taking the measure of a bird mind -- The bird way : the avian brain revisited -- Boffins : technical wizardry -- Twitter : social savvy -- Four hundred tongues : vocal virtuosity -- The bird artist : aesthetic aptitude -- A mapping mind : spatial (and temporal) ingenuity -- Sparrowville : adaptive genius
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
340 pages
Isbn
9781594205217
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)914290323
  • (OCoLC)ocn914290323
  • 771712
Label
The genius of birds, Jennifer Ackerman ; illustrations by John Burgoyne
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-327) and index
Contents
Introduction: The genius of birds -- From dodo to crow : taking the measure of a bird mind -- The bird way : the avian brain revisited -- Boffins : technical wizardry -- Twitter : social savvy -- Four hundred tongues : vocal virtuosity -- The bird artist : aesthetic aptitude -- A mapping mind : spatial (and temporal) ingenuity -- Sparrowville : adaptive genius
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
340 pages
Isbn
9781594205217
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)914290323
  • (OCoLC)ocn914290323
  • 771712

Library Locations

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