Animal Cognition: Evolution, Behavior and Cognition (2nd Revised edition)

Animal Cognition: Evolution, Behavior and Cognition (2nd Revised edition)

By: Monique A. R. Udell (author), Clive D. L. Wynne (author)Paperback

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Can animals think? How do pigeons find their way home? Do dogs feel guilt? Exploring animal behavior and intelligence, this second edition of the popular book Animal Cognition investigates these questions and more. With a wealth of fascinating case studies, it covers all the key topics, from communication to navigation, with reference to the very latest research. Featuring over a hundred illustrations, the second edition also includes new 'Focus on the data' boxes to explore the scientific foundation of theories and debates. This student-focused text is the ideal introduction to animal cognition, perfect both for those new to the subject and for anybody looking to extend their knowledge, and for everyone else who is interested in exploring the unbelievable capacity of animal intelligence.

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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. 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.


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

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/08/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780230294233
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 370
  • ID: 9780230294233
  • weight: 562
  • ISBN10: 0230294235
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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