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Mental evolution in animals

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Published by D. Appleton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animal intelligence.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George John Romanes ; with a posthumous essay on instinct by Charles Darwin.
    ContributionsDarwin, Charles, 1809-1882.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination5 microfiches (222 fr.)
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20842605M
    ISBN 100665521979


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Mental evolution in animals. [George John Romanes; Charles Darwin] -- "It will be observed that the title of this volume is "Mental Evolution in Animals." The reasons which have led me to depart from my intention (as expressed in the Preface of "Animal Intelligence").

With a posthumous essay on instinct by Charles Darwin. Romanes, British biologist, was personal friends with Charles Darwin who had substantial influence on his studies.

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The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community. George John Romanes FRS (20 May – 23 May ) was a Canadian-Scots evolutionary biologist and physiologist who laid the foundation of what he called comparative psychology, postulating a similarity of cognitive processes and mechanisms between humans and other animals.

He was the youngest of Charles Darwin's academic friends, and his views on Alma mater: Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge.

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