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By Carel ten Cate,Susan D. Healy

ISBN-10: 1107092388

ISBN-13: 9781107092389

The cognitive talents of birds are extraordinary: hummingbirds combine spatial and temporal information regarding nutrients assets, day-old chicks have a feeling of numbers, parrots could make and use instruments, and ravens have subtle insights in social relationships. This quantity describes the total variety of avian cognitive skills, the mechanisms in the back of such talents and the way they relate to the ecology of the species. Synthesising the most recent study in avian cognition, a variety of specialists within the box offer first-hand insights into experimental approaches, results and theoretical advances, together with a dialogue of the way the findings in birds relate to the cognitive talents of different species, together with people. The authors disguise more than a few subject matters reminiscent of spatial cognition, social studying, software use, perceptual categorization and notion studying, offering the wider context for college kids and researchers drawn to the present nation of avian cognition study, its key questions and acceptable experimental approaches.

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