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: en
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
The Bird Way
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Jennifer Ackerman
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-02 - Publisher: Hachette UK

'A celebration of the dizzying variety of bird life and behaviour, one that will enthral birders and non-birders alike' The Observer From the New York Times bestselling author of The Genius of Birds, a radical investigation into the bird way of being, and the recent scientific research that is dramatically
The Genius of Christianity
Language: en
Pages: 763
Authors: François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand, Charles Ignatius White
Categories: Art and religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1884 - Publisher:

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