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Kanzi : Ape at Brink of Human Mind

Kanzi : Ape at Brink of Human Mind - 94 edition

Kanzi : Ape at Brink of Human Mind - 94 edition

ISBN13: 9780471159599

ISBN10: 047115959X

Kanzi : Ape at Brink of Human Mind by Sue Savage-Rumbaug and Roger Lewin - ISBN 9780471159599
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 94
Copyright: 1994
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 1994
International: No
Kanzi : Ape at Brink of Human Mind by Sue Savage-Rumbaug and Roger Lewin - ISBN 9780471159599

ISBN13: 9780471159599

ISBN10: 047115959X

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 94

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Summary

This collaboration, between one of the world's foremost ape researchers and an acclaimed popular science writer, tells the remarkable story of the chimpanzee who has demonstrated exceptional language skills and thinking ability. Chronicles a series of extraordinary breakthrough discoveries Sue Savage-Rumbaugh has made with Kanzi as well as other apes. Explains how these findings are leading to major reassessments of the similarities between human and animal minds. Features a photo insert of intriguing pictures.

Author Bio

Savage-Rumbaugh, Sue : Georgia State University / Emory University

Sue Savage-Rumbaugh, Ph.D., is one of the world's leading ape-language researchers. She is an Associate Professor of Biology at Georgia State University and Associate Research Professor at Yerkes Regional Primate Research Center at Emory University.

Lewin, Roger :

Roger Lewin is an award-winning writer and author of twelve books, including the bestselling Origins, which he coauthored with Richard Leakey.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

On a Beach in Portugal.

The Meaning of Words.

Talking to Each Other.

An Uncommon Ape.

First Glimpse.

Inside Kanzi's Mind.

Childside.

Pan, the Tool-Maker.

The Origin of Language.

At the Brink of the Human Mind.

References.

Index.

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