The Genius of Birds

As she travels around the world to the most cutting-edge frontiers of research, Ackerman not only tells the story of the recently uncovered genius of birds but also delves deeply into the latest findings about the bird brain itself that are ...

The Genius of Birds

The Genius of Birds

An award-winning science writer tours the globe to reveal what makes birds capable of such extraordinary feats of mental prowess Birds are astonishingly intelligent creatures. According to revolutionary new research, some birds rival primates and even humans in their remarkable forms of intelligence. In The Genius of Birds, acclaimed author Jennifer Ackerman explores their newly discovered brilliance and how it came about. As she travels around the world to the most cutting-edge frontiers of research, Ackerman not only tells the story of the recently uncovered genius of birds but also delves deeply into the latest findings about the bird brain itself that are shifting our view of what it means to be intelligent. At once personal yet scientific, richly informative and beautifully written, The Genius of Birds celebrates the triumphs of these surprising and fiercely intelligent creatures. Ackerman is also the author of Birds by the Shore: Observing the Natural Life of the Atlantic Coast.

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The Genius of Birds
Language: un
Pages: 352
Authors: Jennifer Ackerman
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-12 - Publisher: Penguin

An award-winning science writer tours the globe to reveal what makes birds capable of such extraordinary feats of mental prowess Birds are astonishingly intelligent creatures. According to revolutionary new research, some birds rival primates and even humans in their remarkable forms of intelligence. In The Genius of Birds, acclaimed author
The Genius of Birds
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Jennifer Ackerman
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-21 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Birds are astonishingly intelligent creatures. In fact, according to revolutionary new research, some birds rival primates and even humans in their remarkable forms of intelligence. Like humans, many birds have enormous brains relative to their size. Although small, bird brains are packed with neurons that allow them to punch well
Birds by the Shore
Language: un
Pages: 224
Authors: Jennifer Ackerman
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-07 - Publisher: Penguin

From the bestselling author of The Genius of Birds, the revised and reissued edition of her beloved book of essays describing her forays along the Delaware shore For three years, Jennifer Ackerman lived in the small coastal town of Lewes, Delaware, in the sort of blue-water, white-sand landscape that draws
The Genius of Birds
Language: un
Pages: 620
Authors: Jennifer Ackerman
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-13 - Publisher:

For decades, people have written off birds as largely witless, driven by instinct and capable of only the simplest mental processes. But this just isn't true. aIn fact, according to revolutionary new research, some birds rival primates and even humans in their remarkable forms of intelligence and social smarts. They
Tagore Centenary Volume: The genius of Tagore
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Vishveshvaranand Vedic Research Institute
Categories: Nature
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