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By Carel ten Cate,Susan D. Healy

The cognitive skills of birds are amazing: hummingbirds combine spatial and temporal information regarding nutrients assets, day-old chicks have a feeling of numbers, parrots could make and use instruments, and ravens have subtle insights in social relationships. This quantity describes the total variety of avian cognitive skills, the mechanisms at the back of such skills and the way they relate to the ecology of the species. Synthesising the most recent learn in avian cognition, a number of specialists within the box offer first-hand insights into experimental tactics, results and theoretical advances, together with a dialogue of ways the findings in birds relate to the cognitive talents of different species, together with people. The authors hide a number of issues reminiscent of spatial cognition, social studying, software use, perceptual categorization and notion studying, supplying the wider context for college students and researchers drawn to the present kingdom of avian cognition study, its key questions and applicable experimental approaches.

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