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The brains of animals and man

by Russell Freedman

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Published by Holiday House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brain

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [156]-157.

    Statement[by] Russell Freedman & James E. Morriss.
    ContributionsMorriss, James E., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP376 .F67
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p.
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5759104M
    ISBN 100823402053
    LC Control Number71151754
    OCLC/WorldCa323744

      The thing that most clearly differentiates humans from animals is the capacity to self-reflect. Although chimpanzees, our closest genetic relative, can be taught to do almost everything humans can, albeit at a more primitive level, they cannot self-reflect. They cannot take that mental leap of stepping outside of themselves and studying.   We have big brains. Other species are marked out by other qualities. Swifts and albatrosses are spectacularly good at flying, dogs and rhinoceroses at smelling, bats at hearing, moles, aardvarks.

    Best Sellers in The Human Brain #1. Reaching Down the Rabbit Hole: Extraordinary Journeys into the Human Brain Allan Ropper. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. £ #2. My Hidden Chimp: The new book from the author of The Chimp Paradox Professor Steve Peters. out of 5 stars Paperback. £ #3. The Power of Habit: Why We Do. Emotion is defined as any mental experience with high intensity and high hedonic content. The existence and nature of emotions in animals are believed to be correlated with those of humans and to have evolved from the same s Darwin was one of the first scientists to write about the subject, and his observational (and sometimes anecdotal) approach has since .

      The author of a new book also says that animals can feel empathy, like the humpback whale that rescued a seal.   Aida Gómez-Robles, an anthropologist at The George Washington University, and her colleagues compared the effect of genes on brain size and organization in human and chimpanzee brains.


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