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Published: 20 February 2012

384 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198570967

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World without weight

Perspectives on an alien mind

Daniel Povinelli

  • Presents ground-breaking, never-before published experiments investigating the core difference between human and animal cognition, providing data unavailable anywhere else
  • Includes short essays by other leading scholars who reflect on the challenges of studying cognitive processes in humans and animals, thus helping to place this book in a wider context
  • Each chapter contains "Featured Anecdotes" of amusing, true stories surrounding the day-to-day scientific research, and illustrating fundamental concepts and principles in a highly readable and enjoyable fashion
  • Richly illustrated with photographs of chimpanzees and high-quality line drawings, helping maintain the interest of the reader and allowing the non-specialist readers to easily follow experimental procedures

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