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Author Castaldo, Nancy F. (Nancy Fusco), 1962-

Title Beastly brains : exploring how animals think, talk, and feel / Nancy F. Castaldo.

Imprint Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2017]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Non-Fiction  591.5 CASTALDO    ---  Available
Description 152 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Our amazing brain -- From machine to thinking animal -- Entering the lab -- Making decisions -- Emotions and empathy -- Fairness -- Communication -- Self-awareness -- Mental time travel -- Problem solving -- From thinking animals to protected animals.
Indexed In: School Library Journal, January 2017
Booklist starred, January 2017
Publisher's Weekly, February 2017
The Science Teacher (N.S.T.A.), April 2017
Science Books & Films (A.A.A.S.), September 2017
Library Media Connection, August 2017
Summary "...Author Nancy F. Castaldo reveals just what's going on inside the minds of animals, and through understanding animal intelligence we discover more about ourselves, including far more similarities than one might expect. Humans may have the biggest brains, but intelligence is not a quality exclusive to only us!"--Provided by publisher.
Audience Young Adult Follett School Solutions.
Subject Animal intelligence.
Animal behavior.
ISBN 9780544633353

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