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Crow Smarts

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One of the biggest differences between humans and animals is the ability to understand the idea of "If I do X, Y might happen." New Caledonian crows seem to possess the intelligence to understand this "causal" concept. Why do crows have this ability? What does the crow know and what does it tell us about brain size, the evolution of intelligence, and just who is the smartest creature on the planet? In the latest addition to the Scientists in the Field series, the creators of The Frog Scientist take us to a beautiful Pacific island, where a lively cast of both crows and scientists is waiting to amuse and enlighten us.


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Publisher: HarperCollins

Kindle Book

  • Release date: August 2, 2016

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780544829336
  • File size: 210906 KB
  • Release date: August 2, 2016

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9780544829336
  • File size: 214223 KB
  • Release date: August 2, 2016

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Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB ebook

Languages

English

Levels

ATOS Level:6.2
Lexile® Measure:940
Interest Level:4-8(MG)
Text Difficulty:4-6

One of the biggest differences between humans and animals is the ability to understand the idea of "If I do X, Y might happen." New Caledonian crows seem to possess the intelligence to understand this "causal" concept. Why do crows have this ability? What does the crow know and what does it tell us about brain size, the evolution of intelligence, and just who is the smartest creature on the planet? In the latest addition to the Scientists in the Field series, the creators of The Frog Scientist take us to a beautiful Pacific island, where a lively cast of both crows and scientists is waiting to amuse and enlighten us.


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  • Details

    Publisher:
    HarperCollins

    Kindle Book
    Release date: August 2, 2016

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9780544829336
    File size: 210906 KB
    Release date: August 2, 2016

    EPUB ebook
    ISBN: 9780544829336
    File size: 214223 KB
    Release date: August 2, 2016

  • Creators
  • Formats
    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB ebook
  • Languages
    English
  • Levels
    ATOS Level: 6.2
    Lexile® Measure: 940
    Interest Level: 4-8(MG)
    Text Difficulty: 4-6
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