A fascinating account of animal intelligence, this engagingly-written text presents a comprehensive survey of contemporary research on animal cognition, from reasoning and communication to perception and problem-solving. This is ideal reading for all those interested in animal behavior and in how much of human cognition is shared by other species.
Clive Wynne is Professor in Psychology at the University of Florida, USA, where he directs the Canine Cognition and Behavior laboratory. He is also research director at Wolf Park in Indiana. Over the last thirty years, he has studied the behavior of a whole variety of animals, but in recent years his research interests have focussed on dogs and their wild relatives. Monique Udell is Assistant Professor of Animal Sciences at Oregon State University, USA. She has a special interest in the role of experience and environment in the development of cross-species interactions and bonds, including those between humans and domestic dogs. She also investigates how animal cognition and behavior is influenced by the unique evolutionary and lifetime histories of individuals and species.
1. Evolution, Adaptation, Cognition and Behavior: An Introduction 2. Other Ways of Seeing the World 3. Concept Formation 4. Time and Number 5. Cause and Effect 6. Reasoning 7. Navigation 8. Social Cognition and Self Awareness 9. Social Learning 10. Remembering 11. Animal Communication in the Wild 12. Language 13. Conclusions and Comparisons
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