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Intelligence of Apes and Other Rational Beings$
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Duane Rumbaugh and David Washburn

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780300099836

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300099836.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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(p.3) 1 Introduction
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Intelligence of Apes and Other Rational Beings
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Duane M. Rumbaugh

David A. Washburn

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300099836.003.0001

This book focuses on animal intelligence, where animals are viewed as beings with intelligence and rationality appropriate to their species. It illustrates apes' mastery of word-lexigrams and the accomplishments of Panzee, a chimpanzee reared at the Language Research Center of Georgia University. This introduction discusses intelligent behavior and the matrix of comparative psychology of behavior.

Keywords:   animal intelligence, intelligence, rationality, word-lexigrams, Panzee, Language Research Center, Georgia University, apes, chimpanzee, comparative psychology

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