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    Animal Architects

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    ISBN: 9780465028382
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    AuthorGOULD; GOULD
    Pub Date22/03/2012
    BindingPaperback
    Pages336
    Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
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    "Engrossing... The prospect of using the structures an animal builds to extrapolate its cognitive capability is irresistible. Fortunately for readers, the levelheaded Goulds prove wonderful guides through these shadowy corridors, at once skeptical and reverent."--Boston Globe

    Animal Architects masterfully investigates how the structure an animal builds reveals the inner workings of its mind. Beginning with instinct and the simple homes of solitary insects, and progressing to conditioning, the "cognitive map," and the role of planning and insight, James and Carol Gould use the amazing engineering feats throughout the animal world to reach fascinating conclusions about animals' behavioral capabilities. From two of the world's most distinguished experts in animal behavior, Animal Architects is a creative and accessible approach to understanding animal minds through the structures they build.