Carel ten Cate,Susan D. Healy's Avian Cognition PDF

By Carel ten Cate,Susan D. Healy

ISBN-10: 1107092388

ISBN-13: 9781107092389

The cognitive talents of birds are awesome: hummingbirds combine spatial and temporal information regarding nutrients resources, day-old chicks have a feeling of numbers, parrots could make and use instruments, and ravens have refined insights in social relationships. This quantity describes the complete variety of avian cognitive talents, the mechanisms in the back of such skills and the way they relate to the ecology of the species. Synthesising the newest study in avian cognition, a variety of specialists within the box offer first-hand insights into experimental tactics, results and theoretical advances, together with a dialogue of ways the findings in birds relate to the cognitive skills of different species, together with people. The authors disguise a number of issues resembling spatial cognition, social studying, software use, perceptual categorization and thought studying, supplying the wider context for college kids and researchers attracted to the present kingdom of avian cognition examine, its key questions and acceptable experimental approaches.

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