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The Monkey in the Mirror

Essays on the Science of What Makes Us Human

by Ian Tattersall

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Published by Harvest Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7365529M
ISBN 100156027062
ISBN 109780156027069

  Humans, the great apes and, probably, dolphins share an intellectual skill unusual in the animal world: they recognize their own reflections in a mirror. That ability seems to mark a bright line.   The idea that mirror self recognition is a black & white distinction (you either have it or you don’t) was first challenged in another monkey study that we conducted, in which we showed that.

Tummy time is wildly fun with the Fisher-Price Monkey Mirror. With so many entertaining toys within baby's reach—including a squeaky monkey, jingly parrot, and clacking bananas, plus a large mirror—your little monkey will go bananas for this fun playtime pal/5(44). PRAISE FOR "THE" "MONKEY IN THE MIRROR" "The whole production is as absorbing and literate as one would expect from Tattersall."--"Kirkus Reviews" "Tattersall muses on the nature of science and the multifarious processes of evolution, raising a host of intriguing questions."- .

  This time, researchers shined a high-powered laser on a rhesus monkey’s face in front of a mirror. It was enough to cause some kind of sensation that made the monkey reach up Author: Marissa Fessenden. item 3 Monkey in the Mirror by Nersel Zur Muehlen (English) Hardcover Book Free Shippin - Monkey in the Mirror by Nersel Zur Muehlen (English) Hardcover Book Free Shippin. $ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. You may also like.


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The Monkey in the Mirror by Ian Tattersall Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Monkey in the Mirror is a collection of short essays on science and in particular on evolutionary science. Tattersall's discussion is clear and concise, and while I'm not entirely in accordance with all of his statements with regard to evolution, Cited by: Monkey in the Mirror is a beautifully written book packed with many real life lessons for young children.

Reading it to my son was a great spring board to discuss real issues like self esteem and independence. Nersel writes in a very descriptive and colorful style that kept my son very engaged in the story.

A beautiful book with a beautiful message/5(6). The Monkey In The Mirror: [Ian Tattersall] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The next two essays, "The Monkey in the Mirror"and "Human Evolution and the Art of Climbing Trees" reminds us that monkeys cannot recognize their reflections in the mirror, but that we and the chimpanzees can.

Here Tattersall gives us his view on consciousness and its evolution based primarily on evidence from the fossil record/5. With a high-quality, unbreakable, baby-safe mirror, brightly-colored fabric and high contrast patterns for visual development, Lamaze Monkey in the Mirror also easily converts from an easel to a hanging mirror in two simple steps, allowing it to attach to a crib or be taken on the go!/5(74).

In a chapter called "The Monkey in the Mirror", which is also the title of the whole collection, Tattersall considers the question of which animals are capable of recognizing their own reflection (only humans and some though not all apes), and considers the connection, or lack.

The Monkey as Mirror by Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney (Author)Cited by: PDF | On Oct 1,Carissa Leeson and others published Book Review: The New Monkey in the Mirror: A Rhesus Macaque Reflection | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGateAuthor: Carissa Leeson. MONKEY IN THE MIRROR Episode One, Simple Courage.

by Chongo. The initial episode of Monkey in the Mirror, Simple Courage is now available. This first chapter sets the stage for the world where the story of life in the wild, as an animal, is told. Monkey in The Mirror is an account of human kind’s devastation of nature, as told from the point of view of the animal’s that bear the brunt of.

First and foremost narrationally, textually poetic and engagingly sweetly entertaining (and yes indeed, this is in my opinion generally the case with regard to Julia Donaldson's delightful picture books), Where's My Mom is actually and in fact also not just a fun and rollicking little account of how one lost little baby monkey is finally (after much searching and many so-called false starts /5.

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Scanned in China. Uploaded by Tracey Gutierres on J SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: There’s no denying that humans are unique, but even our most dazzling cerebral powers did not spring up full-blown.

Our sense of ourselves as individuals is an example. It turns out we can teach apes, our closest cousins, to recognize themselves in a mirror. They were the first species capable of making that connection—even monkeys can’t.

The Monkey in the Mirror, conceived as a series of linked essays, may not be easy reading. Although slim, its pages are packed with ideas and. "Mandy Monkey and the Mirror" is the story of eight year old Mandy the monkey, who is small for her age and who gets teased by some of the other animals.

She spends too much time fretting over this, looking in the mirror, and trying to be something that she isn't. She ends up learning a valuable lesson about inner beauty and her own uniqueness/5(18). ‘Don’t look in the mirror at the Hesselmans’,’ said my aunt Sybil. ‘It’s an unlucky mirror. It’s the one the monkey looked in.’ Fourteen stories dealing with areas where human and animal lives meet, for good or ill, some set in Africa, some in the : Elsa Wallace.

PRAISE FOR THE MONKEY IN THE MIRROR "The whole production is as absorbing and literate as one would expect from Tattersall."--Kirkus Reviews "Tattersall muses on the nature of science and the multifarious processes of evolution, raising a host of intriguing questions."- Brand: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

It is widely assumed that monkeys see a stranger in the mirror, whereas apes and humans recognize themselves.

In this study, we question the former assumption by using a detailed comparison of how monkeys respond to mirrors versus live individuals. Eight adult female and six adult male brown capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) were exposed twice to three conditions: (i) a familiar Cited by: The Monkey in the Mirror: Essays on the Science of What Makes Us Human.

By: Ian Tattersall, one of those rare scientists who is also a graceful writer, addresses them in this delightful g in an informal essay style, Tattersall leads the reader around the world and into the far reaches of the past, showing what the science of.

Bloggat om The Monkey in the Mirror Övrig information Ian Tattersall is Curator of Human Evolution at the American Museum of Natural History in New York and the author of many other books and articles, including two published by OUP in the UK - The Fossil Trail () and Becoming Human (). The Monkey in the Mirror by Ian Tattersall,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(56).

THE MONKEY IN THE MIRROR: Essays on the Science of What Makes Us Human laments in his preface that the book's contents "take you where they will" and do not necessarily lead from one to the.Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Monkey in the Mirror: Essays on the Science of What Makes Us Human at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.The Monkey in the Mirror: Essays on the Science of What Makes Us Human Ian Tattersall, one of those rare scientists who is also a graceful writer, addresses them in this delightful book.

Writing in an informal essay style, Tattersall leads the reader around the world and into the far reaches of the past, showing what the science of human.